How to access .csv files in a .tar.gz file?

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Susan on 8 Jul 2020
Commented: Susan on 17 Jul 2020
I have a bunch of *.tar.gz files, say 100 (example1-example 100). In each of them I have more than 1000 .csv file that I would like to extract data from these .csv files.
I am using following code to access the .csv files.
url = 'C:\Users\....\Test\example1.tar.gz';
files = gunzip(url, 'example1')
what I get is
files = 1*1 cell array
However it doesn't make any "example1.tar" in the "C:\Users\....\Test\" folder. Then I'm using the following line to get the . cvs files
filenames = untar('example1/example.tar','example1')
and I get
filenames = 1*953 cell array
{example1\example_1\} {example1\example_1\config1\} {example1\example_1\config1\imag.csv} {example1\example_1\config1\real.csv}.....
{example1\example_1\config50\} {example1\example_1\config50\imag.csv} {example1\example_1\config50\real.csv} ......
I would like to have access the data on imag.csv and real.csv for all configs. How should I do that?
Should I use something like
load(fullfile('..', 'example1', 'example_1', 'config1', 'imag.csv'))
Thank you for any help you can provide, I'm really stuck on this.
Susan on 17 Jul 2020
Thanks for your feedback. I've checked these links out but couldn't help to solve my problem. Thanks though!

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Answers (1)

Aditya Patil
Aditya Patil on 16 Jul 2020
You can call a function recursively on the folder, and process the files which match your requirement. See for detailed explanation.

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