Install the Microsoft® Excel® product before you install the MATLAB® and Spreadsheet Link™ software. To install the Spreadsheet Link add-in, follow the instructions in the MATLAB installation documentation. Select the Spreadsheet Link check box when choosing components to install.
Notes: If you have several versions of MATLAB installed on your computer, Spreadsheet Link uses the version that you registered last.
To install the Spreadsheet Link add-in, you need administrator system privileges on the computer. Contact your system administrator to enable these privileges.
The MATLAB root folder,
The Spreadsheet Link installation program creates a subfolder
exlink folder contains these files:
excllink.xlam: The Spreadsheet Link add-in
for Microsoft Excel
ExliSamp.xls: Spreadsheet Link example
files described in this documentation
If MATLAB and Spreadsheet Link are installed on your computer, to upgrade to a newer version:
Install the new version of MATLAB and Spreadsheet Link.
Start MATLAB and a Microsoft Excel session.
Configure the Spreadsheet Link software. For details, see Add-In Setup.
If you have existing workbooks with macros that use Spreadsheet Link, update references to Spreadsheet Link in each workbook.
To update the references in an existing workbook in Microsoft Excel:
In a Microsoft Excel session, open the Visual Basic® Editor window by clicking Visual Basic on the Developer tab. (If you do not find the Developer tab, see the Excel Help.)
In the left pane, select a module for which you want to update a reference.
From the main menu, select Tools > References.
In the References dialog box, select the SpreadsheetLink2007_2010 check box.