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Toolbox for INTERACTIVE reading and writing of csv- and xls-datafiles
(1002 downloads for this version - 16292 downloads for all versions)
Hani A. Ibrahim
Owner Organization
private individual
Hani Ibrahim
Creation Date
May 9, 2022
Source created on
Scilab 5.5.x
Binaries available on
Scilab 5.5.x:
Windows 64-bit Windows 32-bit Linux 64-bit Linux 32-bit macOS
Scilab 6.0.x:
Windows 64-bit Windows 32-bit Linux 64-bit Linux 32-bit macOS
Scilab 6.1.x:
Windows 64-bit Windows 32-bit Linux 64-bit Linux 32-bit macOS
Install command
--> atomsInstall("dataint")
            dataINT offers functions for convenient, interactive im-/export of test-based 
data files (*.csv, *.dat, *.txt) to or from a Scilab matrix or from a binary 
Excel files (*.xls), respectively. 

Parameters, to specify the im-/export, can conveniently entered in a dialog  
box and the file selection is done by the platform-specific 
file selection dialog.

You can specify the following im-/export parameters:
- Field separator (comma, semicolon, tab, space)
- Decimal separator (comma, point)
- Rows and columns you want to import 
- Sheet you want to import 
- Number of lines to skip, e.g. header line(s) 
- Comment header line to describe your data 

IMPORTANT: dataINT does not handle data from XML-based Excel files (.xlsx)!
NOTE: dataINT handles doubles only.

The functions can easily integrated in your own scripts to make use of 
dataINT's interactive functionality or to simplify your data import in 
Scilab's console.


* DI_read
  Combines functionality of DI_readcsv and DI_readxls in one function
* DI_show
  Read the first 25 or an arbitrary number of lines of a text data file,    
  displays them in the console and invoke the reading procedure after, if
* DI_writedat
  Write comma-separated value files (*.csv, *.dat, *.txt) interactively.

dataINT is available for Scilab 5.5.x, 6.0.x and 6.1.x. Furthermore 
dataINT is cross-platform.



- DI_show function added
- DI_writedat replaces DI_writecsv
- Deprecation of DI_readcsv and DI_readxls. Successor of both is DI_read

 - Fix decimal-comma-bug when reading/parsing space separated text files 
   with decimal commas

- DI_read function introduced
- Better input parameter checking
- Easier input of data ranges for import

1.0.1 Bug fixes: 
- "test" print in DI_readcsv())
- Syntax/Calling Sequence missing bug in help-files
- some minor improvements
Files (6)
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Source code archive

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OS-independent binary for Scilab 5.5.x

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OS-independent binary for Scilab 6.0.x

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OS-independent binary for Scilab 6.1.x

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Miscellaneous file
DataINT imports data from Excel 95-2003 xls-file
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Miscellaneous file
DataINT imports text-based data with spaces as field delimiters
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