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Topic: Pull out specific numbers from unstructured text file
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Re: Pull out specific numbers from unstructured text file
Posted: Feb 8, 2013 12:00 AM
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It worked exactly as you said. I had to put in a leading space, but no other changes were needed:

> Nmoves=sscanf(l,' Nmoves=%d');
> Nrequired=fscanf(fid,' Nrequired=%d');


Now, there are a few other lines immediately following line lines above. I would like to pull out those lines similarly. The entire file is:

Nmoves=84 (chess win)
Nrequired=101 (chess win maximum moves requested)
TotRL = 0.26918E+08 (total IQ (RaL) in move)

tolamax= 0.89606 ras
chess one= 0.25 sh
chess two = 0.80 sh

Results for 0.27000E-01RaL moves

Throw dice = 0.2183E-03+- 0.46E-05 %
Total throw = 0.2839 +- 0.17E-03 %

So, I've added to your relevant commands as follows:

Nmoves=sscanf(l,' Nmoves=%d');
Nrequired=fscanf(fid,' Nrequired=%d');
Tot_RL=fscanf(fid,' TotRL=%15f');
tolamax=fscanf(fid,' tolamax=%11f');
Moves=fscanf(fid,' Results for%16f');
Throw_dice=fscanf(fid,' Throw dice = %f+-%f');
Total_throw=fscanf(fid,' Total throw = %f +-%f');

Yet, these don't seem to be working. Am I missing something in here, or is something more than this addition required to get the extra numbers TotRL, tolamax, number before "Moves", Throw dice and Total throw?

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