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

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg114247] Re: How do I take every 3rd number from a text file?*From*: Peter Breitfeld <phbrf at t-online.de>*Date*: Sun, 28 Nov 2010 06:55:41 -0500 (EST)*References*: <icqfve$m3o$1@smc.vnet.net>

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 > ll=Range[0,9] Table[ll[[i]],{i,2,Length[ll],3}] -- _________________________________________________________________ Peter Breitfeld, Bad Saulgau, Germany -- http://www.pBreitfeld.de