Re: [S] Importing data from Excel spreadsheets

Andrea Brown (
Fri, 27 Mar 1998 09:01:55 -0500

Yup! Not only importing, but I've found that while generating graphs,
S-Plus will "perform illegal action" and shut down. I've been told that
it's because I am limited in RAM. I've got 32M, but that is a minimum
requirement. I don't even try to have any other programs running while
working in S-Plus. Yes it is very tedious. If you have more RAM than I
do, I don't know what else could be the problem.

Andrea Brown

Michael Campbell wrote:
> Is anyone else having a problem importing from spreadsheets? I am
> running S-PLUS v4.0 release 2 and Excel 97 under Windows NT v4 service
> pack 3. I can read data from a spreadsheet but if I then try to open
> it again in Excel, Excel just hangs. (I usually close Excel before
> importing data.)
> The only way round the problem seems to be to quit S-PLUS before
> starting Excel again. This is a bit tedious!
> Michael Campbell
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