Re: How to get two values from a file into two lists?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg24901] Re: [mg24882] How to get two values from a file into two lists?*From*: Ken Levasseur <Kenneth_Levasseur at uml.edu>*Date*: Sun, 20 Aug 2000 01:34:51 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: UMass Lowell*References*: <200008190845.EAA09580@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Rob: Assuming data.txt is in the right place, this should work, with X and Y being the lists you want: OpenRead["data.txt"]; {X, Y} = Transpose[ReadList["data.txt", {Number, Number}]]; Close["data.txt"]; Ken Levasseur Math. Sciences UMass Lowell ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** Starting Sept 6: Abstract Algebra I: an on-line course usingMathematica! See http://cybered.uml.edu/descriptions/cy_92.421.htm for details ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** robpeterson at iname.com wrote: > > I'm embarrassed to ask for help here since this must be so simple. > But, I can't pull it off. And there are many kind souls here that > have taken the time to help me in the past. I hope I'm not pushing my > luck..... > > I have a text file with x and y values, space delimited (Mathematica likes > that I gather) with CR LF at the end of each pair: > > x1 y1 <ret> > x2 y2 <ret>

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