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Reading txt file from VBA for Matlab

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sko
sko on 1 Dec 2020
Answered: Rishik Ramena on 4 Dec 2020
I am working parallel with Excel and VBA in order to create txt files I wish to use for MATLAB. However, I experience some format issues I can't resolve.
For instance, the following VBA
Open "example.txt" For Output As #1
For i = 1 To 5
Print #1, Sheets("Example").Cells(i + 3, 3)
Next i
Indeed prints numbers (reals) it is supposed to however MATLAB struggles with reading this example .txt file.
There are some characters VBA is printing. I don't know how to delete those within a VBA code or tell somehow Matlab how to read this file
Example.txt opened in matlab. Note the NaN read by MATLAB from a text file:
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VBBV
VBBV on 1 Dec 2020
You can delete those if you want after importing to matlab workspace

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Rishik Ramena
Rishik Ramena on 4 Dec 2020
You can process the NaNs after importing them to MATLAB. This link might be helpful.

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