Spreadsheet Link™ EX Release Notes

Spreadsheet Link™ EX Release Notes
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Spreadsheet Link™ EX Release Notes
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Contents
R2015a
Bug Fixes
R2014b
Bug Fixes
R2014a
No New Features or Changes
R2013b
MLPutRanges function for exporting data from all named
spreadsheet ranges to MATLAB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Spreadsheet Link EX qualified against Microsoft Excel
Version 2013 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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R2013a
Bug Fixes
R2012b
No New Features or Changes
R2012a
No New Features or Changes
R2011b
Bug Fixes
R2011a
No New Features or Changes
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R2010b
Spreadsheet Link EX Software Qualified Against Microsoft
Excel Version 2010 Beta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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R2010a
No New Features or Changes
R2009b
New Method for Invoking Excel Link . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Excel Link Software Integrated with Microsoft Excel Ribbon
Interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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R2009a
Bug Fixes
R2008b
Bug Fixes
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R2008a
Bug Fixes
R2007b
MATLAB Function Wizard for the Excel Link Software . . .
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MATLAB Preferences Pane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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R2007a
Functions Added . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Excel Link Software Qualified Against Microsoft Excel
Version 2007 Beta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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R2006b
New Functions Added . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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R2006a
Bug Fixes
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R14SP3
MATLAB Desktop Enabled . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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New System Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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R2015a
Version: 3.2.3
Bug Fixes
R2014b
Version: 3.2.2
Bug Fixes
R2014a
Version: 3.2.1
No New Features or Changes
R2013b
Version: 3.2
New Features
Bug Fixes
R2013b
MLPutRanges function for exporting data from all named spreadsheet
ranges to MATLAB
You can now export data in Microsoft® Excel® named ranges to MATLAB® using the
MLPutRanges function in the command line or Microsoft Excel ribbon.
Spreadsheet Link EX qualified against Microsoft Excel Version 2013
Spreadsheet Link™ EX software has been qualified against Microsoft Excel Version
2013.
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R2013a
Version: 3.1.7
Bug Fixes
R2012b
Version: 3.1.6
No New Features or Changes
R2012a
Version: 3.1.5
No New Features or Changes
R2011b
Version: 3.1.4
Bug Fixes
R2011a
Version: 3.1.3
No New Features or Changes
R2010b
Version: 3.1.2
New Features
R2010b
Spreadsheet Link EX Software Qualified Against Microsoft Excel Version
2010 Beta
Spreadsheet Link EX software has been qualified against Microsoft Excel Version 2010
Beta.
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R2010a
Version: 3.1.1
No New Features or Changes
R2009b
Version: 3.1
New Features
Bug Fixes
R2009b
New Method for Invoking Excel Link
Excel Link™ now supports the ability to highlight columns in Microsoft Excel worksheet
to invoke Excel Link.
Excel Link Software Integrated with Microsoft Excel Ribbon Interface
Excel Link software is now integrated with the Microsoft Excel 2007 ribbon interface.
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R2009a
Version: 3.0.3
Bug Fixes
R2008b
Version: 3.0.2
Bug Fixes
R2008a
Version: 3.0.1
Bug Fixes
R2007b
Version: 3.0
New Features
R2007b
MATLAB Function Wizard for the Excel Link Software
This function wizard enables you to browse MATLAB directories and run functions from
within the Microsoft Excel interface. You can use it to:
• Display a list of all MATLAB function categories or directories.
• Choose a particular directory or category, and list functions available for that
directory or category.
• Parse a specified function signature and enter a formula into the current spreadsheet
cell using MATLABFCN or MATLABSUB.
• Display online help headers for functions.
For more information, see Using the MATLAB Function Wizard for Excel Link Software
in the Excel Link documentation.
MATLAB Preferences Pane
You can set selected MATLAB preferences from within the Excel Link GUI by using the
Preferences dialog box. This new feature enables you to:
• Automatically start a MATLAB session when a Microsoft Excel session starts.
• Specify the current working directory for your MATLAB session at startup.
• Start the MATLAB desktop, including the current directory, workspace, command
history and command window panes, when a Microsoft Excel session starts.
• Enable the MLPutMatrix function to use cell arrays for transfer of data between a
Microsoft Excel worksheet and the MATLAB workspace.
• Set data in missing or empty cells to NaN or zero.
For more information on Excel Link Preferences, see Setting Excel Link Preferences in
the Excel Link documentation.
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R2007a
Version: 2.5
New Features
R2007a
Functions Added
This release supports the following new functions:
• MLMissingDataAsNaN sets empty cells to NaN or zero.
• MLUseCellArray toggles MLPutMatrix to always use MATLAB cell arrays.
Excel Link Software Qualified Against Microsoft Excel Version 2007 Beta
Excel Link software has been qualified against Microsoft Excel Version 2007 Beta.
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R2006b
Version: 2.4
New Features
R2006b
New Functions Added
This releases supports the following new functions:
• MLGetFigure imports a MATLAB figure into a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet.
• MLStartDir specifies the current working directory for a MATLAB session after
startup.
• MLUseFullDesktop specifies whether to use the full MATLAB desktop or only the
Command Window.
• MLShowMatlabErrors uses MLEvalString to return standard Spreadsheet Link EX
errors or full MATLAB errors.
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R2006a
Version: 2.3.1
Bug Fixes
R14SP3
Version: 2.3
New Features
R14SP3
MATLAB Desktop Enabled
Version 2.3 of the Excel Link software uses the MATLAB software as a COM automation
server with the full desktop displayed.
New System Requirements
Excel Link software requires approximately 202 kilobytes of disk space. Operating
system requirements are:
• Microsoft Windows® XP
• Microsoft Windows 2000
Excel Link software requires one of the following versions of Microsoft Excel software:
• Excel 98 software
• Excel 2000 software
• Excel 2002 software
• Excel 2003 software
Excel Link software also requires Version 5.1 or later of the MATLAB for Windows
software.
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