load and assignin variables in workspace

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Diana Acreala
Diana Acreala on 19 Mar 2012
Hello!
What can I use instead of the 'load(*.mat)' command? I want to load a mat file in workspace and after that to assignin all these variables (parameters) because at a given moment I need to get the variable values by using the 'evalin' command..
Thanks! Diana

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Jisha
Jisha on 19 Mar 2012
try
doc importdata
doc matfile
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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 19 Mar 2012
Discussion in the original question of "assignin" and "evalin" imply that Diana is attempting to store the values in to a different workspace. importdata() and matfile() do not help in storing values to a different workspace.

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 19 Mar 2012
Using assignin() and evalin() are discouraged. "Poofing" variables into workspaces can have a number of odd side effects, and makes the code difficult to read. It would be better to load() the .mat into a structure and return the structure from the function call and access the fields of the structure.

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