How do I create a For loop from a string array that will fill and load h5 files?

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GDT le 12 Avr 2023
Commenté : GDT le 15 Avr 2023
I'm working with .h5 files and trying to read them in and export accelerometer data from them for each trial. Every participants has differing amount of trials that they were able to conduct, so I use ls to identify the trials within a subject directory. The problem arises because each .h5 file is named after the day, time and task that it was collected on (example "20230313-085403_Walk.h5"). The entire name of the file is needed to load the h5 files but for some reason I can't wrap my head around this part with h5read. This can range from 5 trials to 30 trials. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Trials = ls('*Walk.h5'); % could change ls to DIRFF, but we should be in that folder.
%%% idenitfying all Walk.h5 files in subject directory, creating a vector the size of how many trials there are
for i = 1:length(n_Trials)
%% Loops through as many times there are trials.
Head = h5read({i}, '/Sensors/10075/Accelerometer');
Chest = h5read({i}, '/Sensors/10235/Accelerometer');
Lumbar = h5read('{i}', '/Sensors/10008/Accelerometer');
Right_Foot = h5read('{i}', '/Sensors/10152/Accelerometer');
Left_Foot = h5read('{i}', '/Sensors/10156/Accelerometer');
Right_Wrist = h5read('{i}', '/Sensors/10134/Accelerometer');
%%% Below is unrelated to issue, but to help show where its going.
x = Head(1,385:end);
y = Head(2,385:end);
z = Head(3,385:end);
res1 = sqrt((x.^2)+(y.^2)+(z.^2));
x2 = Chest(1,385:end);
y2 = Chest(2,385:end);
z2 = Chest(3,385:end);
res2 = sqrt((x2.^2)+(y2.^2)+(z2.^2));
x3 = Lumbar(1,385:end);
y3 = Lumbar(2,385:end);
z3 = Lumbar(3,385:end);
res3 = sqrt((x3.^2)+(y3.^2)+(z3.^2));
res_total = padcat(res1, res2, res3);
Any help would be greatly appreciated! My apologies if this has been addressed somewhere, but I can't quite find it with the search terms.
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GDT le 12 Avr 2023
Thank you, I'll try DIR instead. I do use fullfile to navigate to the subject directory for each subject/timepoint.

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dpb le 13 Avr 2023
I didn't see @Stephen23 had already addressed the main iissue, but had already started, so...
for i = 1:numel(d)
Head = h5read(fullfile(d(i).folder,d(i).name), '/Sensors/10075/Accelerometer');
Looks like you could read the metadata from the file first to determine the sizes and then save some manipulations a general rule, don't bury "magic numbers" like the 385 value inside code; if must use absolute addressing (really should try to avoid this), then at least put the number in a variable where it can be fixed in one place instead of scattered all throughout the code.
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GDT le 15 Avr 2023
Thank you, using DIR and the lower portion of code from the link below worked perfectly. Also a good point on the number. I was trying to use it to remove the first three seconds of a trial, but you're right it makes way more sense to at least make it a variable.

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