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replace comma by dot

Asked by shaz
on 20 Oct 2012
Latest activity Answered by Carlox Velez
on 1 Apr 2016

i have a csv file where comma is present in place of dot

this file needs to be imported to matlab & needs to replace comma by dot


Jan Simon
on 27 Nov 2012

@shaz: Please care about your own questions. Your rate of accepting answers is very low and I find a lot of questions for clarifications, which you did not answer. This demotivates others to help you.

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2 Answers

Answer by Jan Simon
on 20 Oct 2012
 Accepted answer

Data = fileread(FileName);
Data = strrep(Data, ',', '.');
FID = fopen(NewFileName, 'w');
fwrite(FID, Data, 'char');


Jan Simon
on 27 Nov 2012

I've looked in the activity log, but did not find the one, who has deleted the comments.

@shaz: did you delete your comments? If so, please stop doing this, because it makes the complete thread confusing and there reduces the quality of the forum.

Deletions do not appear in the activity log. The activity log is created by actively querying the database for the records that it still has. The metainfo for the entries is deleted along with the entries being deleted.

Jan Simon
on 27 Nov 2012

In fact. What a pitty. It would be useful to know, if shaz has deleted his comments. Together with the fact, that too many of my questions for clarifications are not answered, it would help me to estimate how useful my activities in his threads are.

Answer by Carlox Velez
on 1 Apr 2016

It work super well and is a very fast solution Thanks for the answer Carlos


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