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Re: Unformatted File IO

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg44462] Re: Unformatted File IO
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2003 19:55:47 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <boigr2$ojk$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi,

say your data in tmp.txt, and try

Import["tmp.txt", "Table"]

Regards
  Jens

"Bruce W. Colletti" wrote:
> 
> I have an unformatted text file whose records hold reals and double-quoted
> strings, all delimited by spaces, e.g.,
> 
>     "hello there"  2.7
>     1 2 3 4
>     9    "abc"      "def"
> 
> How can I read the file to produce a list of lists, e.g., {{hello there, 2.7},
> {1,2,3,4}, {9, abc, def}}?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Bruce


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