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Re: Reading from a file.


Use ReadList on the file, setting the type to "String" and the option
RecordLists to True. After that, Drop the blank rows and the ones that
begin with %ObjectName. Finish up with Mapping ToExpression onto the
leftover array elements.

On 5/3/05, Namrata Khemka <namrata.khemka at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> 
> I have the following input file:
> 
> %Object Name : left asis
>  1      168     0.695873        6.544617        62.457849       82.505554
>  1      169     0.700040        8.332349        61.770844       82.268933
>  1      170     0.704207        9.848946        61.490948       82.065082
> 
> %Object Name : right asis
>  2      168     0.695873        -6.179786       37.250156       86.780951
>  2      169     0.700040        -4.581314       36.861102       86.754218
> 
> %Object Name : right asis
> 3      168     0.695873        -6.179786       37.250156       86.780951
> 3      169     0.695873        -6.179786       37.250156       86.780951
> 
> I want to read this file in the form of a matrix (real numbers), so
> that the matrix has the
> following (eliminate the %Object line while reading):
> 
>  1      168     0.695873        6.544617        62.457849       82.505554
>  1      169     0.700040        8.332349        61.770844       82.268933
>  1      170     0.704207        9.848946        61.490948       82.065082
>  2      168     0.695873        -6.179786       37.250156       86.780951
>  2      169     0.700040        -4.581314       36.861102       86.754218
>  3      168     0.695873        -6.179786       37.250156       86.780951
>  3      169     0.695873        -6.179786       37.250156       86.780951
> 
> So the real numbers matrix is of size [7][6]
> 
> I have tried quite a few things but nothing seems to be working.
> 
> Thanks in advance for the help,
> 
> Namrata
> 
> 


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