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Re: xlsread function undefined

From: Philip Nienhuis
Subject: Re: xlsread function undefined
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 04:05:32 -0700 (PDT)

tmacchant wrote
> --- Marco Magliulo <

> Marco.Magliulo@

> > 
>> I would like to import data of .xlsx files and stock them into arrays. 
>> To do so, I have learned that I needed to import the IO package, and so I
>> did. 
>> However, I do not know what to do with the package.I have stored the 
>> io-2.2.7.tar.gz ( I don’t know if it is normal but io-2.2.6 was
>> already present, maybe I need to get rid of it to avoid conflict) file
>> into the .src folder and run
>>  build.package.m as a script in octave. 
>> But still, when I call the xlsread function in my scripts, the function
>> xls read is not defined. Maybe I should have done something else. Could
>> you please help me into that matter ? 
>> Sorry if the question sounds stupid, I am freshly new 
>> Marco Magliul 
> Did you execute "pkg load io" before xlsread?
> You can check  whear packages are loaded or not by "pkg list". The loaded
> packages are marked by *.
> I want to io package is to be loaded by default, execute "pkg rebuild
> -auto io"
>  and restart octave.
> Check by "pkg list" that io package is loaded.

Marco already got a similar answer here:
and cc'd privately to that posting (as he emailed me privately with that
same question).

So I figured "no need to answer again".


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