How to convert text file to asci code ?
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Mostafa Salah on 2 May 2020
Commented: Walter Roberson on 5 May 2020
I need to convert text file to binary ascii code to use in M-ASK modulation ? can any one help me ?
Vimal Rathod on 5 May 2020
Once you read the text data from your file, you can convert text to binary by using dec2bin function.
a = dec2bin("Some String");
The variable "a" will have the binary converted value.
For reading from text files you could refer to the following links of different read functions
Hope this helps.
dec2bin() will not work on string objects. It will work on character vectors (but remember that characters can have more than 8 significant bits.)
fid = fopen('FileNameGoesHere', 'r');
file_bytes = fread(fid, [1 inf], '*uint8');
file_bits = reshape( (dec2bin(filebytes, 8) - '0').', 1, );
file_bits would be a vector of 0 and 1 values.
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