dpb <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message <email@example.com>... > On 10/31/2012 4:14 PM, Jeff wrote: > > As a followup question, what is the best way to export data from a C > > program on Linux (on a system which does not have MATLAB on it) to be > > used in MATLAB? > > > > Just to add some detail: my advisor thinks I should just printf the > > data. But there is a lot of data, might this be too much for MATLAB to > > accept in a text file? Is there a better way? > > I'd suggest stream unformatted as much better since it will be full > precision and assuming the data is double quite a lot smaller of a file. > > Matlab has great flexibility in fread combined w/ fopen to handle any > common format currently in use. > > --
Hi dpb. Thanks. Could you clarify "stream unformatted" to a C and MATLAB newbie (that's me)? A line or two of code which shows what you mean is best, because then I can just read about the commands you show. Do you mean "fwrite" in C or in MATLAB?