I need to read an excel file .xls but when I try to read it with
xlsread, I get the following warning:
warning: xlsopen: no'.xls' spreadsheet I/O support with available interfaces.
Therfore every time I open the .xls file into Excel and save it as .xslx file. In this way
xlsread is able to read the new .xlsx file.
How can I avoid such extra phase of convert .xls → .xlsx and directly read the .xls with
On my PC there is only MicroSoft Office 2019 (included Excel). Do I need to install also LibreOffice/OpenOffice?
Thank you for the clarification.
- OS: Windows 10 Pro
- Octave version: Version 6.3.0
- Installation method: e.g. Downloaded and installed “octave-6.3.0-w64-installer.exe” from Download