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xlswrite and xlsread is not working in MATLAB R2012a in in Ubuntu 12.04 operating system.......

Asked by Priya on 22 May 2013

I have come to know xlsread and xlswrite functions does not work in linux operating sytsem.

Is there any linux compatible alternative function to xlsread and xlswrite.

Please do reply......

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Answer by Walter Roberson on 22 May 2013

xlsread() and xlswrite() do work on Linux (and on OS-X). They do, however, have restricted functionality.

Excel is not available for Linux, so it is not clear what benefit there would be to creating more complex Excel files in Linux ?

Anyhow, in the meantime see

http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/18222-load-open-document-spreadsheets

http://www.oooforum.org/forum/viewtopic.phtml?t=80177

http://undocumentedmatlab.com/blog/xlswrite-for-mac-linux/

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