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Advanced: loading files using their names for variable names

In this short video we will show how to bring text files into MATLAB and use the original file name as the variable name. Actually, the file name will be used as a field name in a structure.

Some people would use the EVAL statement or ASSIGNIN to do this, however doing so would disallow the JIT accelerator from speeding the code up as much as it could. The skills taught in this video are related to the ones in these videos:

Processing files in a directory with MATLAB

Dynamic field name usage in MATLAB

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