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Importdata imports nothing at all

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Ira
Ira on 25 Jan 2017
Edited: Chirag Parekh on 27 Jan 2017
Hi all,
(Matlab 2016b v- 9.1.0.441655)
I have a code which was working just fine in the past. For some odd reason it stopped working. This is the culprit part of the code
filename = '/home/spawn/Dropbox/PEGASUS/OnlineGraph/cleanResults.txt';
delimiterIn = ';';
A = importdata(filename,delimiterIn);
This results in importing an empty array ([ ]).
Trying to open a non-existent file yields an
Unable to open file.
Error, which isn't the case here.
Thanks!
-- Ira
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the cyclist
the cyclist on 25 Jan 2017
Can you upload a small example of a text file that exhibits this behavior, so that we can try to replicate it?

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Chirag Parekh
Chirag Parekh on 27 Jan 2017
Edited: Chirag Parekh on 27 Jan 2017
Make sure that the file is in ASCII format. Try the example at https://www.mathworks.com/help/releases/R2016b/matlab/ref/importdata.html#btldf1f-1
If the example works, the problem might be with the file. If you are not able to figure out the issue, please upload the file so that others can help.

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