Get the native operating system and the newline characters for text files
Updated 1 Sep 2015

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Newline characters in text files are differents on Windows and on Unix/Linux/Mac (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newline)
Even if MATLAB is able to handle this problem properly, it could be useful to determine the end of line for a text file. For exemple when reading the file with the "fread" function and its argument "skip" (constant number of characters per column).

ostxtfile uses the buitlin function "fgets" to return the native operating system on which the file was created. So it should works on any system and on any version of MATLAB.

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Jerome Briot (2024). ostxtfile (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/52784-ostxtfile), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2015a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux
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