Loading binary files in matlab
It has the built in command "xlsread". To use the xlsread function use the syntax:. This line of code reads filename. You can then manipulate the array g any way you want.
Make sure that the file you choose is in the same directory were you save your M-files usually the work directory otherwise you get an error. You can specify the path to a file but, this can get messy. To write data to an. The xlswrite command below creates a spreadsheet called filename. There are several ways to write to a file. The simplest way I have found is. You can substitute newFile. Also, there might be some issues with formatting in Excel. The formatting issues can usually be handled inside Excel but if they can't you might have to play around with the fopen command parameters.
This is pretty similar if not the same way you would write to a file in C. This works only if the text is entirely numerical, without special formatting. When to Use Enter data as an explicit list of elements.
If you have a small amount of data, it is easy to type the data explicitly using brackets [ ]. Create data in an M-file. Use a text editor to create an M-file that enters the data as an explicit list of elements. Use your text editor to change the data and to fix mistakes. Then just rerun the M-file to re-enter the data. This creates a variable whose name is the same as the filename.
Use dlmread if you need to specify alternate value delimiters. Use these commands to load data files from other applications that have their own established file formats. Use a specialized file reader function for application-specific formats. Use this method if C or Fortran routines are already available for reading data files from other applications.