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Re: load file, skip comment lines

From: Doug Stewart
Subject: Re: load file, skip comment lines
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 19:20:50 -0500
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the_verge wrote:
I'm using the load(filename) command to load some USGS data.  What I want to
know is, how do I make it skip the leading comment lines in the data file? Specifically, the syntax I am using is:

x = load(filename);
A = x(:,1);
B = x(:,2);
C = x(:,3);

etc.  So if the first several lines are comment lines, how can I tell it to
ignore those lines before beginning to load data?  Is there a better way to
do that?

I usually edit the file first and delete those lines.

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