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How can i export a data to tab (10 character space) separated text file...

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I have a n*m matrix at matlab and i need to export them to a txt file and it is important to have 2 features:
1- data should be separated by tab(\t)
2- they have to be scientific number with 8 number precision at this format 0.00000000

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Azzi Abdelmalek
Azzi Abdelmalek on 23 Jun 2013
Edited: Azzi Abdelmalek on 23 Jun 2013
A=rand(4)
dlmwrite('myfile.txt', A, 'precision', '%.8f','newline', 'pc','delimiter','\t')

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 23 Jun 2013
fmt_item = '%f.8';
delim = '\t';
nl = '\n';
fmt = [repmat( [fmt_item delim], 1, size(YourMatrix,2)-1 ), fmt_item, nl];
fid = fopen('YourOutput.txt', 'wt');
fprintf(fid, fmt, YourMatrix .' );
fclose(fid);
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Masoud Ghanbari
Masoud Ghanbari on 23 Jun 2013
SORRY... SORRY...
you did this correct.. you know there is 00:30 AM at my region and my tiredness caused that i made a mistake.. but your code has not 8 number precision when it is printed to note... is there any problem with notepad?????

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