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Converts formatted input read on a file

Calling Sequence

[v_1,...v_n]=fscanf (file,format)



Specifies the format conversion.


Specifies the input file name or file number.


The fscanf functions read character data on the file specified by the file argument , interpret it according to a format, and returns the converted results.

The format parameter contains conversion specifications used to interpret the input.

The format parameter can contain white-space characters (blanks, tabs, newline, or formfeed) that, except in the following two cases, read the input up to the next nonwhite-space character. Unless there is a match in the control string, trailing white space (including a newline character) is not read.

  • Any character except % (percent sign), which must match the next character of the input stream.

  • A conversion specification that directs the conversion of the next input field. see scanf_conversion for details.

See Also

  • printf — Emulator of C language printf function
  • read — matrices read
  • scanf — Converts formatted input on standard input
  • sscanf — Converts formatted input given by a string
  • mfscanf — reads input from the standard input (interface to the C scanf function)
  • scanf_conversion — scanf, sscanf, fscanf conversion specifications
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