On 19/12/10 8:53 PM, J G wrote:
> I would like to import data from a txt file
> load myfile.txt
> However within this file there are some blank spaces and I'm getting
> this error message:
> ??? Error using ==> load
> Number of columns on line 44 of ASCII file
> must be the same as previous lines.
> Can anyone help?
Yes: don't use load() for that text file. Probably the import wizard
would not do much better either -- though the import wizard might be
able to handle it if there is a fixed field delimiter such as semi-colon
textscan might be usable, if the field that contains the blanks is a
If the field that contains the blanks is not a fixed width and if you do
not have a fixed field delimiter, then we need to know more about how
you recognize that you have reached the end of the field that might
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