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Topic: Data Import/Read Question
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Celestino

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Re: Data Import/Read Question
Posted: May 1, 2014 3:22 PM
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TideMan <mulgor@gmail.com> wrote in message <1c180e8a-f08f-4b14-afd9-2012ddf8985e@googlegroups.com>...
> On Thursday, May 1, 2014 6:59:09 AM UTC+12, cabrego wrote:
> > I've done several variations of batch file imports but this file format has thrown me for a loop. Any tips on how to attack this?
> >
> >
> >
> > header
> >
> > string1: val1, string2: string3, string4: val2 string5 val3 [array1], [ array2], string6
> >
> > .
> >
> > .
> >
> > Footer

>
> Here's one way:
> Read it in to a set of cell arrays as strings separated by commas:
> c=textscan(fid,repmat('%s',1,5),...
> 'headerlines',1,...
> 'delimiter',',');
> then parse each cell array.


I ran this code,

fmt=repmat('%s',1,5);
Header=textscan(fid,'%s');
Data=textscan(fid,fmt,'headerlines',1,'delimiter',',');

Header looks fine, but the Data contained 5 empty cells. Any ideas?



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