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Where can I find examples of good Mathematica programming practice?

I consider myself a pretty good Mathematica programmer, but I'm always looking out for ways to either improve my way of doing things in Mathematica, or to see if there's something nifty that I haven't ...
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Cut and paste data from a spreadsheet

I have a set of data points in two columns in a spreadsheet (OpenOffice Calc): I would like to get these into Mathematica in this format: ...
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Importing a large Excel file

I'm trying to import a simple Excel file containing 94,000 rows and 52 columns of various types, mostly Reals. It's a 38-MB file. I get this super helpful error ...
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Suitability of Mathematica as platform for engineering calculations and programs

I am considering using Mathematica with Wolfram Workbench as a standard platform for calculations and programs in a large engineering department. I am looking for a solution that would provide better ...
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How to write data from Mathematica to an existing formated Excel file?

I have a sheet in an Excel file already formated: different colors, fonts, columns width and cells styles. I want to fill-out values from Mathematica into specific cells of that sheets, or use that ...
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How can I open an Excel file and modify it in Mathematica?

I wanted to ask how can I view an Excel file from a Mathematica notebook and modify it. I have seen a similar question, Open Excel file with Mathematica, but the answer involves .NET. Is there any ...
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Export data to Excel with adjusted column size

I'm trying to export some data with formats into Excel. It works ok, but the columns size get not properly adjusted. I don't want to use some complicated solution based on this example. In my tests, ...
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1answer
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How to access an already opened Excel file in Mathematica?

This post 4594 shows how to open a existent Excel file with Mathematica. And this 6686886 shows how to do what I need, but in C#. This 12282310 is another related one. How can I connect to a ...
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Is it possible to construct a function to make a poor man's Mathematica database?

I have a function that is set up to write to a database with 10-20 standard variables with 10 fields each, but the application is going to a place where database access is not available. Can ...
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1answer
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Using NetLink to Import Excel File

I can import an Excel file into Mathematica easily: But when I try from .Net it fails: These are the commands and errors I am getting: ...
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Retrieving Data from Excel Using NETLink / Pulling data using RTD Link

Reference: I've looked at the posting Open excel file with Mathematica. My intention is to be able to use Excel's RTD capability in order to pull market data into Mathematica. To my knowledge, this ...
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Convert spreadsheet (Excel) to *.csv during import

I have long lists of data in spreadsheets and have the problem that Mathematica crashes regularly during import of the .xlsx files. Is it possible within Mathematica to take a certain tab of a .xlsx ...
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Import Excel data forcing links (ie workbooks) to be updated

We have noticed importing data from an Excel spreadsheet doesn’t update links. The problem with this is if you import a spreadsheet that comprises of linked workbooks data and those workbooks have ...