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How to Convert Igor files to Matlab

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Hey, guys, I'm new to Matlab and I'd like to know if there is a way to open Igor files in Matlab. I have a .pxp file (Igor) and I need to open it with Matlab program. I browsed the whole net and didn't find a program that could convert .pxp to .mat. If there isn't a convertion program, does anybody know if there is a routine in Matlab that could help me?

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 11 Apr 2011
If you have Igor Pro then you can use ActiveX to tell Igor to load the file and export it in a text format.
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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 11 Apr 2011
How big is the text file, and about how many values does it contain? Are they integers or double precision numbers? Is there a structure to the text file or is it just a big array? Do you need all of the information from the text file or just some of it, and if so would it be possible to determine at the time you were reading a particular line whether you wanted that line or not?
(I don't know anything about Igor files.)

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Leo Medeiros
Leo Medeiros on 11 Apr 2011
Hi, Walter! I've already converted my file into a .txt one, but the problem is that it is so large that Matlab can't load it properly. Is there another way?

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