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Hi,
Is there a way to load all the .mat files together into the base workspace?
files = dir('*.mat') gives a structure having details of the .mat files in the directory. But with load files(1).name (may be using a loop), I am not able to load a .mat file from the current folder to base workspace.
Any help is appreciated. Vijay

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 14 Aug 2012
evalin('base', ['load ', files(K).name])
Warning: using this method is prone to clobbering variables in the base workspace, as it does not validate the contents of the .mat file before loading.
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Areej Nayab
Areej Nayab on 25 Sep 2018
can you please tell name is a key word or what
Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 25 Sep 2018
dir() returns a struct array. In current releases, that struct contains fields named
bytes
date
datenum
folder
isfolder
name
In terms of the MATLAB language, these are not considered keywords: they are just what the struct fields are named.

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