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How to read data out of a .txt-File?

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Philipp Mueller
Philipp Mueller on 17 May 2021
Edited: Monika Jaskolka on 17 May 2021
Hello,
I have a .txt-File. How can I read the data? Only the values not the headers.
->
0.0000000000e+00 -9.2010301749e+00
2.0000000000e-03 -9.2061877312e+00
4.0000000000e-03 -9.2118709835e+00
Here is my whole .txt-File:
CharacterEncoding=windows-1213
ColumnSeperator=\t
DecimalSeparator=.
Filename testobj.txt
PreparedBy
Date 2025-06-18
Samplingrate 5000
NumberOfDataPoints 100000
NumberOfTest 1987
NameOfTest ABC
NumberOfChannels 7
ChannelNumbers
0 86767
ChannelNames
time 34343
ChannelUnits
[s] [mm]
DATA
0.0000000000e+00 -9.2010301749e+00
2.0000000000e-03 -9.2061877312e+00
4.0000000000e-03 -9.2118709835e+00

Accepted Answer

Stephen
Stephen on 17 May 2021
M = readmatrix('temp.txt','HeaderLines',18)
M = 3×2
0 -9.201030174900000 0.002000000000000 -9.206187731200000 0.004000000000000 -9.211870983500001

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Monika Jaskolka
Monika Jaskolka on 17 May 2021
Edited: Monika Jaskolka on 17 May 2021
format longE
T = readtable('textfile.txt', 'NumHeaderLines', 18);
T =
3×2 table
Var1 Var2
____________________ _____________________
0.00000000000000e+00 -9.20103017490000e+00
2.00000000000000e-03 -9.20618773120000e+00
4.00000000000000e-03 -9.21187098350000e+00

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