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Topic: Simple read of text file into Matlab
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Re: Simple read of text file into Matlab
Posted: Mar 5, 2013 9:10 AM
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On 3/5/2013 5:32 AM, Jean wrote:
> Hello. I have a question which is probably very basic but I have been
> struggling with for a bit. I have a text file, mostly with small
> exponential numbers, formatted something like this:
>
> Time/s, i1/A, i2/A, i3/A, i4/A, i5/A, i6/A, i7/A, i8/A
>
> 1.000e-1 9.980e-6 1.894e-6 4.907e-7 2.109e-6 2.906e-6 1.100e-6 3.335e-7
> 1.625e-6
> 2.000e-1 9.980e-6 1.289e-6 4.032e-7 1.299e-6 1.873e-6 8.481e-7 2.846e-7
> 1.102e-6

...

>
> with the time as the first column, each 'i/A' value is another column so
> there are 9 columns. the columns are very long. I want to import these
> into Matlab to graph and further manipulate for some calibration etc
> later. I have tried textscan, fileID commands for opening and extracting
> etc but can't seem to capture the exponential values correctly. Can
> someone help? Using a Mac OS.


Shouldn't be any problem at all...show what you tried and the results...

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