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Aide Scilab >> Lecture/Ecriture de fichiers binaires Matlab > matfile_open


Opens a Matlab V5 binary MAT-file.

Calling Sequence

fd = matfile_open(filename[, mode])



String: the path of the file. Must contain only ANSI character.


String: file access type ("r" by default).

  • "r": opens the file for reading.

  • "w": opens the file for writing.


Real: file descriptor (-1 if opening failed).


Opens a Matlab binary MAT-file for reading or writing data.

See Also


This function uses MATIO library ( ).

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