LVM file import

Imports LabView .lvm data files into MATLAB
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Updated 2 Oct 2017

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National Instruments LabView software has a native file format called LabView Measurement File (LVM, extension .lvm). This m-file, lvm_import.m, reads LVM files and imports the data into the MATLAB workspace. lvm_import.m handles all types of text-based LVM files, and returns specific information such as date, time, data column names, etc.

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M. A. Hopcroft (2024). LVM file import (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/19913-lvm-file-import), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2015b
Compatible with any release
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Version Published Release Notes
3.12.0.0

Fixed bug that prevented importing "data-only" .lvm files.

3.1.0.0

add graphic
v3.1 - More robust handling of files with missing data points. Fully vectorized processing of files using comma-separated decimals.

1.6.0.0

v2.2 fix for case of comma separator in multi-segment files; performance improvement

1.5.0.0

v2.1: fix "empty Separator" bug; align column labels with data array; other minor changes (see code comments for details)

1.4.0.0

v2.0: fix "string bug" for non-dot-based decimal files

1.3.0.0

Updated for LVM version 2.0 (decimal separator)

1.2.0.0

v1.2 bugfixes for "Special Headers".

1.1.0.0

v1.1 update to stay compatible with latest NI version

1.0.0.0

Fix comments, add Cells