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== Plotting ==
 
== Plotting ==
== User input ==
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== Input/Ouput ==
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=== Create a text table with fprintf===
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(A funny formatting trick with fprintf found by chance)
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Imagine that you want to create a text table with fprintf with 2 columns of 15 characters width and both right justified. How to do this thing?
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That's easy:
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If the variable Text is a cell array of strings (of length <15) with two columns and a certain number of rows, simply type for the kth row of Text
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fprintf('%15.15s | %15.15s\n', Text{k,1}, Text{k,2});
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The syntax '%<n>.<m>s' allocates '<n>' places to write chars and display the '<m>' first characters of the string to display.
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Example:
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octave:1> Text={'Hello','World'};
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octave:2> fprintf('%15.15s | %15.15s\n', Text{1,1}, Text{1,2})
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          Hello |          World
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===Load comma separated values (*.csv) files===
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A=textread("file.csv", "%d", "delimiter", ",");
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B=textread("file.csv", "%s", "delimiter", ",");
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inds = isnan(A);
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B(!inds) = num2cell(A(!inds))
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This gets you a 1 column cell array. You can reshape it to the original size by using the <code>reshape</code> function
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The next version of octave (3.6) implements the <code>CollectOutput</code> switch as seen in example 8 here:                    http://www.mathworks.com/help/techdoc/ref/textscan.html
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