[R] xls2csv.pl: Script to translate Excel files into CSV

(Ted Harding) Ted.Harding at nessie.mcc.ac.uk
Tue Feb 17 15:00:31 CET 2004

On 16-Feb-04 Warnes, Gregory R wrote:
> I've created a Perl script that translates Microsoft Excel (.xls) files
> into comma-delimited text files (.csv) using the Perl
> Spreadsheet::ParseExcel
> module. 
> [...]
> Dependencies
> ------------
> xls2csv.pl depends on the OLE::Storage-Lite and Spreadsheet::ParseExcel
> packages which are available below or from the author's CPAN
> <http://search.cpan.org/author/KWITKNR/> site. 

This looks really useful!

However, when I try to "make" the Makefile in OLE::Storage-Lite,
I get the warning message

  Warning: prerequisite IO::Scalar 2.101 not found.

I do not seem to have this (perl5/5.8.0). What should I do?
(Not a perl expert!)

I do have the following:


With thanks,

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Date: 17-Feb-04                                       Time: 14:00:31
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