How to import an array separated by space from a text file?

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I want to import/load/read, whatever works, a textfile.txt where the columns are separated by a space as below:
15 125 2,033.000 2,033.500 285 20
20 350 2,032.500 2,034.000 245 29
17 100 2,032.000 2,034.500 650 34
13 280 2,031.500 2,035.000 370 31
I used the command
X=importdata('test.txt','%s');
but it returned one column with all numbers after each other in it.
I wonder if someone could tell me how to obtain one table from a text file (in this particular case an array with 4 lines and 6 columns).
Thank you in advance for your help
Emerson

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 25 Aug 2012
Edited: Walter Roberson on 26 Aug 2012
The commas are causing you problems. You need to convert the text to not have any commas before any of the built-in routines will be able to convert it to numeric.

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