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Read selected columns from a large Excel file using ActiveX


Updated 15 Mar 2016

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If you need to read one or mode columns of numeric data from a large Excel file, this will do it faster, and use less memory, than xlsread. Reads the same rows from all columns and returns an array. Non-numeric entries return NaNs. The columns need not be consecutive, and can be specified by letter code or number.

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Are Mjaavatten (2021). read_excel_columns(filename,sheet,columns,firstrow,lastrow) (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2014b
Compatible with any release
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