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Topic: Data Import/Read Question
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Derek Goring

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Re: Data Import/Read Question
Posted: Apr 30, 2014 3:58 PM
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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?
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> header
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> string1: val1, string2: string3, string4: val2 string5 val3 [array1], [ array2], string6
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> .
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> 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.



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