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fscanf

converts formatted input read on a file. This function is obsolete.

Calling Sequence

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

Arguments

format

a character string: specifies the format conversion.

file

a character string giving the file name or an integer giving a logical unit returned by mopen.

Description

This function is obsolete, use preferably the mfscanf function which is more efficient and is more compatible with the C fscanf procedure.

The fscanf function reads character data on the file specified by the file argument, interprets 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

  • mprintf — converts, formats, and writes data to the main scilab window
  • read — matrices read
  • scanf — converts formatted input on standard input
  • sscanf — converts formatted input given by a string. This function is obsolete.
  • mfscanf — reads input from the stream pointer stream (interface to the C fscanf function)
  • scanf_conversion — mscanf, msscanf, mfscanf conversion specifications
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