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Re: error: 'xlsread' undefined

From: PhilipNienhuis
Subject: Re: error: 'xlsread' undefined
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2016 01:02:27 -0800 (PST)

freevolution wrote
> Hi Philip,
> I propose you one solution.
> The command line "pkg list" shows you the path where "io" is installed.
> So via the octave workspace :
> * copy instead your xls file : cp yourXlsFile.xls /home/octave/io-2.4.1
> * go inside : cd  /home/octave/io-2.4.1 
> * and run your command line : xlsread("yourXlsFile.xls")
> %As a matter of fact, inside you can find the file name "xlsread.m" that
> you want to execute.
> Command line : ls
> It's not the best solution, but it's works.
> I hope this solution could help you.

Thanks, but I am not the one who needs a solution.... the OP ("Reza") did.

What you propose above is simply -pardon me- nonsense. Never ever copy data
files into octave-forge package directories.

What is wrong with a simple "pkg load io" ?


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