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How to print some text in a txt file in another folder?

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Dear All,
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I am trying to print some text and save them in a txt file in another folder. My code is as follows:
if ~exist('Solutions', 'dir')
mkdir('Solutions')
end
fileID = fopen('GeneralResults.txt','w');
fprintf(fileID, ' ###################################################################');
fprintf(fileID, ' # #');
fprintf(fileID, ' # The code is finished on May 08, 2020. #');
fprintf(fileID, ' # #');
fprintf(fileID, ' ###################################################################');
fclose(fileID);
I run the above code, but I found the result is Not correct:
1). The file I created "GeneralResults.txt' was Not saved in the folder 'Solutions', but in current folder.
I will really appreciate it if you can help me to fix these two problems. Thanks a lot.
Best regards,
Benson

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Sulaymon Eshkabilov
Sulaymon Eshkabilov on 8 May 2020
Hi,
You are almost there except for one missing point, see below:
if ~exist('Solutions', 'dir')
mkdir('Solutions')
cd('./Solutions') % Add the command to change the directory
end

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Sulaymon Eshkabilov
Sulaymon Eshkabilov on 8 May 2020
Hi,
You are almost there except for one missing point, see below:
if ~exist('Solutions', 'dir')
mkdir('Solutions')
cd('./Solutions') % Add the command to change the directory
end

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Benson Gou
Benson Gou on 8 May 2020
Thanks, Sulaymon,
I tried to add the missing sentence in my code, but I found the file GeneralResults.txt is till in current folder except the folder of 'Solutions'.
But thank you anyway.
Benson

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Sulaymon Eshkabilov
Sulaymon Eshkabilov on 8 May 2020
Please try this code:
remove the created folder solutions:
if ~exist('Solutions', 'dir')
mkdir('Solutions')
cd('./Solutions')
end
fileID = fopen('GeneralResults.txt','w');
fprintf(fileID, ' ###################################################################');
fprintf(fileID, ' # #');
fprintf(fileID, ' # The code is finished on May 08, 2020. #');
fprintf(fileID, ' # #');
fprintf(fileID, ' ###################################################################');
fclose(fileID);
% I have tested it is working perfectly well

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Benson Gou
Benson Gou on 8 May 2020
Yes, it works very well. I made a mistake. Thanks a lot.
By the way, how can I go back to the previous folder after I finish the print?
Best regards,
Benson

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