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Re: How to read a data file in text format?_from a new learner

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  • Subject: [mg62376] Re: [mg62334] How to read a data file in text format?_from a new learner
  • From: "David Annetts" <davidannetts at aapt.net.au>
  • Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2005 04:42:24 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi,

>     I want to import a data file that produced by 
> spectrometer into mathemathica and fit the data. The file is 
> in text format ("data.txt").
> The data in the file is characters: first line:some descriptions.
> second line: 200, 45.5. third line: 201,44.3. and so on. If 
> you open the file "data.txt", you will see:
> transmission ratio by UV-3150
> 200, 45.5
> 201,44.3
> 202,44.6
> 203,46.7
> ...
> 1,000,75.5
> 1,000,76.3
> How to import these data in to mathematica 5.0 and plot the figure?
> Thank you very much

You can do this using 

	inu = OpenRead["data.txt"]
	hdr = Read[inu, Record];
	dat = ReadList[inu, {Number, Number}];
	Close[inu];

	ListPlot[dat];

No deep thinking required, only basic reading.

Regards,

Dave.


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