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Good day. I seem to get the below mentioned xlmwrite error message. Does this suggest my Excel is not compatible? I am using Matlab 2015a. Thanks

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MattyK on 20 Apr 2016
Edited: Meade on 5 May 2016
Warning: Could not start Excel server for export. XLSWRITE will attempt to write file in CSV format. > In xlswrite (line 174)
Meade on 5 May 2016
Very strange. What about if you run this:
list = actxcontrollist;
for k = 1:2
sprintf(' Name = %s\n ProgID = %s\n File = %s\n', list{k,:})
Does anything say excel here? If this also fails/isempty, you may have a problem with the activex part of Windows (separate from Matlab)
If this doesn't work, you could try connecting to Excel using .NET (instead of COM). I've not used it, but it looks reasonable.

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