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Hey guys, I have a number of .mat files that I would like to load and run specific commands on. This is the code I have so far, but I am not sure if I have set it up properly. How can I autonomously load a number of files through the for loop command?
Incl is a 1x64 cell array which contains the name of the .mat file in each cell. So for example, (1,1) = filename1, (2,1) = filename2, etc etc. Here is my code:
Incl{J,1} = DIR(Ind(1,J)).name;
for K = 1:length(Ind)
StrSpec = Incl(K,1);
load(StrSpec)
*command1
*command2
...
*commandN
end
Thanks for your help! :)

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Azzi Abdelmalek
Azzi Abdelmalek on 19 Sep 2012
Edited: Azzi Abdelmalek on 19 Sep 2012
for k=1:numel(INCL)
file=INCL{k}
data=load(file)
% if yoour data are x y z then data is a struct varaiable, data.x data.y data.z
%code
end
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Sarah
Sarah on 19 Sep 2012
Worked! Thanks a lot...my problem was that I wasn't using the cell array to define file = INCL{k}

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 19 Sep 2012

André
André on 26 Sep 2013
Hi there
Actually I wanted to ask for a solution for a similar problem. But It just turned out that it works after having corrected an syntax error. So perhaps my solution can be useful for others, too.
If you want to load several .mat-datasets with a similar name (dataset1.mat, dataset2.mat, ...) into matlab and use them for a function in a for-loop, the following should be helpful:
for k = 1:n;
C = strcat('dataname',num2str(n),'.mat');
load(C);
desiredfunction(C);
end

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