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Topic: How to Select Entire Row From Excel File Uisng Prompt?
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Phil Goddard

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Re: How to Select Entire Row From Excel File Uisng Prompt?
Posted: Nov 19, 2012 5:41 PM
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You need to do error checking, and I am assuming your file is as per one of your previous posts whether the first column is read in as integer numbers (which can be interpreted as dates):

requireDateNumber = %whatever your user enters

data = xlsread('myfile.xls');
rowIndex = (data(:,1) == requiredDateNumber);

if any(rowIndex)
rowData = data(rowIndex,2:end);
else
error('There is no corresponding row.');
end

Phil.



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