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Error when using writeif statement

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Jessica
Jessica on 16 Jul 2012
Hi, I am translating code from Fortran to Matlab with a converter and I get an error of "Unexpected MATLAB operator" in the following part:
for t = 1: ntime
for j = 1: nequation(t);
k = eqindex(t,j);
writef(fid_1,[repmat('%i',1,2),repmat('%16.8f',1,<)],t,k, beta(t,k,:), z(t,k,:), h(t,k,k));
writef(fid_1,[repmat('%i',1,2),repmat('%16.8f',1,<)],t,k,sdbeta(t,k,:),sdz(t,k,:),sdh(t,k,k));
writef(fid_1,['%0.15g \n']);
end;
writef(fid_1,['%0.15g \n']);
end;
Could someone please guide me as to what I am doing wrong?
Thanks,
Jessica
[EDITED, code formatted, Jan]
[EDITED 2, copied from Answers section, please care for a proper formatting]:
Thanks for your quick answers. I guess my main problem is that I am translating from Fortran with this converter and this is the output which I got, which I know makes no sense. Does anyone know Fortran and Matlab? In Fortran the code is:
do t = 1ntime do j = 1, nequation(t) k = eqindex(t,j) write(1,'(2I,<nx+nfac+1>f16.8)')t,k, beta(t,k,:), Z(t,k,:), H(t,k,k) write(1,'(2I,<nx+nfac+1>f16.8)')t,k,sdbeta(t,k,:),sdZ(t,k,:),sdH(t,k,k) write(1,*) end do write(1,*) end do close(1)
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Jan
Jan on 16 Jul 2012
Please, Jessica, learn how to use the "{} Code" button to format code. And please add information required to understand the question by editing the question, not by posting an answer. Thanks.

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Sean de Wolski
Sean de Wolski on 16 Jul 2012
You are probably looking for fprintf or fwrite.
doc fprintf
doc fwrite

Jan
Jan on 16 Jul 2012
Edited: Jan on 16 Jul 2012
Beside that fact, that Matlab does not have a writef function, the expression:
repmat('%16.8f',1,<)
is not valid in Matlab. The "<" is obviously unexpected. What should happen here?
Did you ask the author of the converter already? What did he reply?

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