image thumbnail


version (723 Bytes) by Mukhtar Ullah
FAPPENDL Write line to file in an intuitive syntax rather than FPRINTF


Updated 19 Feb 2008

No License

FAPPENDL(FID, ARG1, ARG2, ...) is the same as
FPRINTF(FID, '%s\n', [ARG1, ' ', ARG2, ' ', ...]) and hence provides an
intuitive syntax for writing lines to a file. When all you need is write
a single line to a file, the original syntax provided by FPRINTF becomes
quite cumbersome. The best way is illustrate by an example.

First write a file 'fname1.tex' using FPRINTF:

pgffile = 'drawing.pgf';
fid = fopen('fname1.tex', 'w');
fprintf(fid, '%s\n', '\documentclass{article}');
fprintf(fid, '%s\n', '\usepackage{pgf}');
fprintf(fid, '%s\n', '\begin{document}');
fprintf(fid, '%s\n', ['\input{', pgffile, '}']);
fprintf(fid, '%s\n', 'Sample text');
fprintf(fid, '%s\n', 'Sample math $\langle X(t)\rangle$');
fprintf(fid, '%s\n', '\end{document}');

Then write another file 'fname2.tex' with the same content but using

fid = fopen('fname2.tex', 'w');
fappendl fid \documentclass{article}
fappendl fid \usepackage{pgf}
fappendl fid \begin{document}
fappendl(fid, ['\input{', pgffile, '}'])
fappendl fid Sample text
fappendl fid Sample math $\langle X(t)\rangle$
fappendl fid \end{document}

Cite As

Mukhtar Ullah (2022). FAPPENDL (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2007b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

Community Treasure Hunt

Find the treasures in MATLAB Central and discover how the community can help you!

Start Hunting!