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Re: Making a list

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  • Subject: [mg29558] Re: Making a list
  • From: "Drago Ganic" <drago.ganic at>
  • Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2001 22:10:15 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <9h1be7$rna$>
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I think you can't use "copy from Excel /paste to Mathematica". 

You can/must take the hard way via an OS file in 2 steps:

    1. Save from Excel to a TXT file
    2. Import the file in Mathematica (e.g. : Import["C:\\fileName.txt", "List"] 

Greetings from Croatia,

<JikaiRF at> wrote in message news:9h1be7$rna$1 at
> Dear members of MathGrup : 
> I'm reporting a trouble converting data from Excel to Mathematica.  
> My trouble is as follows:
> I paste some data from Excel on Mathematica, and the data are stored on 
> Mathematica as follows:
>     a
>     b
>     c
> In this situation, I would like to know how to convert them in to a list such 
> as { a, b, c}.
> I hope to receive answers as previously.
>         Sincerly,
>         Fujio Takata
>         JikaiRF at
> PS. I use Macintosh 3.0.

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