"Ying " <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message <email@example.com>... > Hi all, > > I have a series of data files (currently temporarily stored in excel files) generated from another engine. I would like to link these data file to a standalone executable file (written in Matlab) I do NOT have the original .m file code since it is confidential. The .exe works like a blackbox and I would like to understand how it is possible to link my input data into this black box, and somehow obtain a series of output data after running .exe. > > I apologize for such an unspecific question, but I guess I just need a starting point where I could try out some of the methods available. > > For now, I tried 'import' my excel spreadsheet directly into matlab, store it in matrix format, and I tried ! Start_StageII_packages (my data file name). But it says 'Start_StageII_packages' is not recognized as an internal or external operable program or batch file... ===============
When you launch the .exe does it not query you for the data?
If not, you could try running it from the DOS command line, something like