If direct importation is not possible, are there any other ways to import tables?
There are a couple of different ways you could take your table data from Excel and put it into a numeric table. The method you choose will depend on a couple of things:
Here's an example that parses a different kind of file, but it'll give you an idea of what it's like to open/read from a file: http://www.opto22.com/community/showthread.php?t=482&page=1
Do any of those methods sound like something that could work for your situation?
That's awesome. Thanks optomary!