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I Want Users Browse The File, But It Affects to My Script

I have a file named 'cobat'. Cobat is a *txt file, tab delimited, consisted of 3 coloumns, so it's a table. I load it manually into this script:

I want users browse their own file. How can I do it? Is this code correct:

    [filename pathname] = uigetfile(('.txt'), 'Browse Your File')

Here are my problems:

1. I think it is only for text file, not tab delimited (table). I think I have to use uitable, but I don't understand how to implement it, because the file (cobat) should be loaded.

2. And, if it has been implemented, I can't write 'cobat' in my script, like this:

[g c] = kmeans(cobat,k,'dist','SqEuclidean');
y = [cobat g]

Then I have to change 'cobat' to what name?

Thank you.


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Answer by Image Analyst
on 11 May 2013
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Maybe something like this:

[baseFileName folder] = uigetfile(('.txt'), 'Browse Your File');
fullFileName = fullfile(folder, baseFileName);
myData = csvread(fullFileName);
[g c] = kmeans(myData ,k,'dist','SqEuclidean');


Thank you. Well, this is working, but it only takes the first coloumn of my file. I need the first, second, third coloumns are loaded too. Do you have any idea?

Try dlmread if your delimeter is a tab, not a comma. Otherwise try textscan().

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