Version (1.36 KB) by freeb
Parses .ini file into a structure
Updated 3 Mar 2014

View License

This function parses a .ini file
and returns a structure with section names and keys as fields.
Based on init2struct.m by Andriy Nych
Updated to allow in-line comments, remove optional text-quotes, keep case and convert numeric values. Only 45 LoC.

Param A = 5 4 3 # data: any numeric type
[My app] # spaces allowed everywhere
Title b = Cool program # text: no, single or double quote

struct = ini2struct('example.ini')

struct.ParamA: [5 4 3]
struct.MyApp.TitleB: 'Cool program'

Cite As

freeb (2024). ini2struct (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2012b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

Inspired by: struct2ini, ini2struct, INI Config


Community Treasure Hunt

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

Start Hunting!
Version Published Release Notes