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Re: How to open an excel file?

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: How to open an excel file?
Date: Fri, 04 Jun 2010 21:11:50 -0700
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You can use GET DATA/TYPE=GNM to read the Gnumeric file:

Kausik Chatterjee <address@hidden> writes:

> Thank you for your advice. I have downloaded Gnumeric and saved the file in
> Gnumeric xls format. However, I still cannot open it in PSPP. I am sure there
> is a simple solution for it. I sincerely apologise for my ignorance.
> Kind regards
> Dr Chatterjee
> On 4 June 2010 00:20, Ben Pfaff <address@hidden> wrote:
>     Kausik Chatterjee <address@hidden> writes:
>     > I have just downloaded PSPP and at it's face value the programme looks
>     great.
>     > But how do I open an excel file in PSPP? I would really appreciate your
>     help
>     > on this matter.
>     PSPP cannot read Excel files directly.  You will have to convert
>     your Excel file into another format first.  There are at least
>     two ways to do this.  You can save the file in a delimited text
>     format, which PSPP can read.  Or you can open the Excel file in
>     Gnumeric, save it in Gnumeric format, and then read the Gnumeric
>     file in PSPP.
>     --
>     "Mon peu de succès près des femmes est toujours venu de les trop aimer."
>     --Jean-Jacques Rousseau
> --
> Dr K Chatterjee
> Consultant Physician
> Countess of Chester Foundation Trust

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