Re: How do I take every 3rd number from a text file?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg114236] Re: How do I take every 3rd number from a text file?*From*: "Nasser M. Abbasi" <nma at 12000.org>*Date*: Sun, 28 Nov 2010 06:53:41 -0500 (EST)*References*: <icqfve$m3o$1@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: nma at 12000.org

On 11/27/2010 12:37 AM, cubsfan334 wrote: > Hi, > > I've been reading in text files using the following command: > > ReadList["file.txt", Word] > > However, now I only want to read in every 3rd number, starting with > the valueI specify. > > For example, say I had these values: > > 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 > > How would I read in every third number, starting with the second > integer? So the result would look like this: > > 1, 4, 7 > one way: In[4]:= list={0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9}; list[[ Range[2, Length[list] ,3] ]] Out[5]= {1,4,7} --Nasser