Commit 4b7c2e9f authored by Sébastien Villemot's avatar Sébastien Villemot
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Ref. manual: document how to read XLS files from Octave

parent db20fdd0
......@@ -389,7 +389,7 @@ If under MATLAB: the optimization toolbox, the statistics toolbox;
@item
If under GNU Octave, the following
@uref{http://octave.sourceforge.net/,Octave-Forge} packages: optim,
statistics.
io, java, statistics.
@end itemize
......@@ -2033,7 +2033,11 @@ MAT-file (extension @file{.mat}): same as for M-files.
@item
Excel file (extension @file{.xls}): for each endogenous and exogenous,
the file must contain a column of the same name (not supported under Octave).
the file must contain a column of the same name (supported under Octave
if the @uref{http://octave.sourceforge.net/io/,io} and
@uref{http://octave.sourceforge.net/java/,java} packages from
Octave-Forge are installed, along with a
@uref{http://www.java.com/download,Java Runtime Environment}).
@end itemize
@customhead{Warning}
......@@ -3707,8 +3711,12 @@ graphs of smoothed shocks, smoothed observation errors, smoothed and historical
@item datafile = @var{FILENAME}
@anchor{datafile}
The datafile (a @file{.m} file, a @file{.mat} file or, under MATLAB, a
@file{.xls} file)
The datafile: a @file{.m} file, a @file{.mat} file or, a
@file{.xls} file (the latter format is supported under Octave
if the @uref{http://octave.sourceforge.net/io/,io} and
@uref{http://octave.sourceforge.net/java/,java} packages from
Octave-Forge are installed, along with a
@uref{http://www.java.com/download,Java Runtime Environment})
@item xls_sheet = @var{NAME}
@anchor{xls_sheet}
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