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Re: How to make Excel import symbolically

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  • Subject: [mg127001] Re: How to make Excel import symbolically
  • From: Sseziwa Mukasa <mukasa at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 04:14:22 -0400 (EDT)
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Two options:

mat = Import[...][[1]]

or

mat = Flatten[Import[...],1]

Regards,
	Sseziwa

On Jun 22, 2012, at 3:02 AM, Matti wrote:

> Hi!
> I am new to Mathematica 8 Home (Win 7 64) so I would be grateful for some help.
>
> I am trying to import a matrix symbolically from Excel 2010 so that I can manipulate it further on.
>
> I.e in Excel
> aa  bb
> cc  dd
>
> When I use the Import command I get
>
> {{{aa, bb},{cc, dd}}}
>
> This is not an matrix, it's something else (I don't know what).
>
> 1. Can I import the symbolic matrix in one operation? or
> 2. Can I transform the {{{...}}} to a {{...}}?
>
> TIA Matti
>




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