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Re: ODF spreadsheets

From: Nicolas Pettiaux
Subject: Re: ODF spreadsheets
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 21:46:25 +0100

2008/1/23, Muthiah Annamalai <address@hidden>:
> kensmith wrote:
> > On Thursday 17 January 2008 12:39, Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso wrote:
> >
> >> On 17/01/2008, Mats Hedlund <address@hidden> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Is there any work being done for import/export to ODF spreadsheets?
> >>>
> >> Not that am I aware of, but do you really need it? Can't you use CSV
> >> format instead?

this is a way to go but

> For anyone interested in doing this work, a good starting point would be
> look at
> Gnumeric / Gnome-spreadsheet's OO.o export facilities, and rewrite the
> same into
> an OCT file. This will also be license compatible.

any direct link (aka octave being able to read/write data directly in
a ods spreadsheet)
would help by putting octave nearly on par with matlab that can do
this with excel spreadsheet, a feature that is used by some and
advertised by mathworks. In Belgium (and many other countries) where
ODF become standards pushed forward at least in public
administrations, this could well help.



Nicolas Pettiaux - email: address@hidden
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