Textscan Reads Only the first 3 numbers

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Hello,
I´m trying to read this .txt (attached) file and store the values (54 columuns).
This is the code that I´m using
Name_1 = 'fffff.txt';
fid = fopen(Name_1,'r');
cell_data1= textscan(fid,'%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f%f','Delimiter','','headerLines',6,'CollectOutput',1);
fclose(fid);
But unfortunately the code is messing with the first two columns (data and time).
This is what it stores.
How can I skip those two and just store the remaining 52 columns?
Thanks in advance
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Geoff Hayes
Geoff Hayes on 26 Sep 2022
@Fabio Taccaliti - perhaps instead you can use readtable to read the table from file and then extract the data you need. For example,
filename = 'fffff.txt';
tableData = readtable(Name_1,'Delimiter','\t','headerLines',6);
data = tableData(:,3:end);
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Geoff Hayes
Geoff Hayes on 26 Sep 2022
There must be some invalid data in one of your date or time columns. You may need to glance through the data to figure out which field is invalid. Or exclude those columns altogether (which I thought is what you wanted to do?).

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