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Make matlab write to a text file WITHOUT scientific notation.

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H H on 4 Dec 2019
Answered: Walter Roberson on 4 Dec 2019
Hi there,
I have a matrix say 5*5. The matrix contain some numerical values with many digists shown in scientific notation.
I would like to write this matrix to a text file without any scientific notation. Using "format long " only changes the display and matlab still writes in scientific notation to the text file.
How can i fix this ?

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 4 Dec 2019
You can use dlmwrite() and pass in a 'precision' option that is a character vector representing a % format. For example, you could use '%13.6f' if you wanted at least 13 total locations with 6 after the decimal point.

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