[OS X TeX] Excel tables to LaTeX - new script
Alan T Litchfield
alan at alphabyte.co.nz
Wed Jul 15 21:03:48 EDT 2009
This could get confusing ;)
I tried the original ruby script and like what it produced very much.
I will have a closer look at what your link includes when I have half
an hour to spare to play.
On 16/07/2009, at 12:31 PM, Alan Munn wrote:
> At 11:39 AM +1200 7/16/09, Alan T Litchfield wrote:
>> On 16/07/2009, at 9:27 AM, Alan Munn wrote:
>>> Hi Alan, just to be clear, the script that I have posted is *not*
>>> a VB script. It's written in Ruby and operates directly on the
>>> clipboard contents and so is compatible with Office 2008 (which is
>>> what motivated me to use this method in the first place, since I
>>> also have Office 2008.)
>> umm, ok. Treading carefully here...
>> I just read from the description on CTAN this "Import xl2latex.bas
>> in Visual Basic and save as xl2latex.xls (or any other filename)."
>> and assumed it was a VB script ;)
> Yes, there is perhaps a naming problem, but all the good names are
> taken! The xl2latex.bas is indeed a VB script. I haven't posted my
> script to CTAN yet; I was posting it here for comments and informal
> testing. You can get a copy here on my web page:
> As noted in another message, it's not as fancy as the VB script; but
> it still saves quite a bit of messing around either in Excel or in
> your favourite LaTeX editor, and is fully compatible with Office 2008.
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