Questions about getting data, files, images etc. from various formats into a form that can be read, tranformed and manipulated by Mathematica

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How do I run 1-855 data points( imported from excel sheet) into a formula to obtain value for each data point?

I am very new to Mathematica and I just couldn't figure out the solution for the following problem. I have two columns in an Excel file. I have imported the 1st column as ...
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How to get missing lines from a file? [closed]

Let's say I have this file dat.csv which basically is a number of strings like that: animal horse duck dog plant tree grass sunflower sky oxygen nytrogen air ...
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Assigning columns of data from a file to variables extracted from headers

I'm very new to Mathematica. I want import a file in which the first colum is a function f1, the second another function f2. So the file looks like this: ...
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Order of importing data from files

I have many text files numbered from 1 to 1 million in numerical order. Within each text file is 5 columns of data (TAB spaced) with many rows. I effectively want to take the minimum value from each ...
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Export the coordinates of STL object

Hi I currently have a STL file of a 3D object Is it possible for me to obtain the coordinates of the object so that I can just input that into Autodesk Inventor
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How to convert this .txt data into a list of points [closed]

Question How to import data from a .txt file into Mathematica and convert it to an expression? Download the .txt file here (click download): http://pastebin.com/2NW2DfiE
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Reading an exported List

I have exported a list of 2d coordinates as a List: Export["F:\\coordinates.dat", coordinates, "List"]; You can access the ...
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Applying a formula to the data in several files [duplicate]

I am calculating with the depth data recorded in a number of files with extension .log. The depth data is like this and I loaded it by means of Mathematica: ...
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What is a good way to import interpolating functions of large size? [duplicate]

I was generating a set of eigenfunctions from a differential equation using NDEigensystem. Because of the computer time cost is too high, I thought it'd be better ...
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read Python-generated data file

I've read similar-but-not-quite-the-same questions : I have to read a python-generated data file which contains complex numbers. So, the numbers appear as (real+imag j). And of course Mathematica ...
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Importing $\LaTeX$

I have a LaTex file, and import it this way: tex=Import["texfile.tex"]; Now according to Help, this returns a notebook expression: ...
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Import 'file not found' error. Why? [closed]

I'm trying to import a file, and for that I'm using the following code: ...
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Trying to get simple excel data to be imported as a social network directed graph

My data has two columns that we'll call A and B. The columns proceed as such A B A1 B1 A2 B2 A3 B3 .... I'm trying to make this into a directed graph where A1 has an outgoing edge to B1 and ...
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Follow each pixel brightness in set of images (Memory constrained)

I have a set of 2700 consecutive png images (8bit, 2048*2048 pixels). I would like to visualize the intensity variation of each pixel vs. image number. Here is an example of 10 images: ...
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Import vs ReadList CSV file with Currency Values

A testing file with the specified format can be downloaded from here Let's read a few lines from this file ...
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Max of imported numerical data will not work

I loaded a list with 400,000 values from a file. The list was loaded correctly as I can get it's length (by Length[]) and I can also plot it. Why can't I get the Max or Min of this list though? When ...
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ReadList ignore comment lines?

Is there a way to make ReadList ignore certain "comment lines" (say, all lines that start with #, or in general all lines that ...
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why does ReadString[“fname”,term] open a persistent stream, and how to close it?

Bug introduced in 10.0 and fixed in 10.3.0 Create a file temp.txt with the following content: test1 ;;; test2 ;;; test3 ;;; ...
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WDF specification?

Motivated by a recent question on the meaning of all sorts of W* acronyms, I would like to get more information about the Wolfram Data Framework (WDF). On its web page ...
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open Matlab sheet and plot

I have managed to import my data into mathematica, but I can't find a way to show the plot the way it was in the lab (Matlab automatically generated file usually show me a graph). Is there a way ...
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How can I encrypt/decrypt a directory?

I'd like to use Mathematica 10's new Encrypt and Decrypt functions to secure files and folders on my mac. Here's what I have so far but something goes wrong along the way, since by the end of this ...
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Import Excel data from within Manipulate

I am processing a set of data using Manipulate, as I need some user input as well and the whole code must be delivered as .cdf . The set of data should be imported from an Excel file which is selected ...
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How to import 12-bit TIFF image

I have a CMOS camera which records images at 12 bit resolution. The camera software allows to save them as 12-bit TIFs. However, Mathematica cannot import this: ...
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How to get sub property from json result?

I'm brand new to Mathematica and I imported a json: data = ImportString["{\"x\":1,\"y\":1}", "json"] and result: ...
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Call Magma in Mathematica

I've written some code in Mathematica, related to some group theory questions I have. Subsequently, I found that part of the code could be significantly sped up if I could just call a routine in ...
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how to import plain text file, with mixed formats with strings that contain commas [closed]

I have been struggling with this basic task, and I am surprised it is this hard to do in Mathematica. I get lost in the maze of Import and options and sub-options and after trying many things, still ...
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Importing CSV with multiline text fields

Here is a valid CSV: a1,b1,c1,d1,"e1 e1 e1" a2,b2,"c2 c2 c2",d2,e2 It has two rows and five columns, and contains two fields with embedded CRLF. (See the CSV ...
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Histogram of a very large dataset?

I have a very large dataset stored in a file (over 2GB). The file contains a tab-separated table of floating-point numbers. I want to do an Histogram of all the numbers in the table. But if I try to ...
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Extracting PNG images from AVI movie

I have written the following code to extract all images from an uncompressed AVI movie and to save them as sequential PNGs. ...
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RawJSON vs JSON format

It has been very recently, since the release of version 10.3.0 I think, that Import/Export and ImportString/ExportString functions accept a format parameter with the value of "RawJSON". The ...
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Importing Text file with Null Character column separation

I have a text file (ANSI econding) with two columns of real numbers separated, unfortunately, by a "Null Character" ("\.00"). How can I import this data easily? ...
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Mathematica does not import .mat file correctly [closed]

I have .mat file that contains a binary (0,1) matrix with size 100*100*100. I have used this syntax to import it in mathematica ...
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Why vertices number increased when importing .STL file

I import a .STL Import[*.st,"VertexData"] file on mathematica and I remark that the number of vertices is increased comparing to the number given by Blender. ...
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Package to read in data from excel files

I want make a package to add a function to Mathematica that reads all excel files is the working directory that is set after the package is loaded. ...
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Import a 3D CSV file results in the wrong dimensions

I exported a some of my data to a file, the data looks like this before the export ...
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Plot from data containing “e”

I have data as a "dat" file exported from matlab in this format: ...
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How to import an external pdf file leaving text as text?

When Importing in Mathematica (v10.3) a pdf file containing some text, the text is "vectorialized", meaning that it does not seem to be loaded as text, and ...
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Extract part of a matrix

I have imported a matrix from a .txt file (it could be better from an Excel file): ...
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how can i associate the headings of columns/rows with content of itself and then recall what i want after i've imported the excel file in mathematica

Hello, i make another try... I have to import a file like this below (it is an excel file, i show you just the beginnig. it should have thousend of rows and columns). After i've imported the file i ...
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Take a specific part of a matrix imported from a .xls

i would like to know if there are any ways to link headings of a table i had imported with the data in the table itself. I imported a matrix from an excel file and i want to take a specific part of ...
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What´s wrong with my FindFit

I updated the data which is a table I deleted the first coordinate as it was the quote from the document. ...
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How to separate the double columns while reading file

I have a file which has contents of the form 10533 "MENDOZAT " 115.0000 : 1 1.00000 Now I want to separate the words and get it as a list. like ...
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Import graphml file in mathematica

I am trying import a graphml file I created with NodeXL in mathematica in order to create a network. However when i try to import it I get the error message: "Cannot import data as GraphML format". ...
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Edit header information of a DICOM file and export it again

I have some DICOM files and want to edit a part of the Header and export the DICOM files with this edited header. I know how to Import a DICOM files and extract the Header Information, but how to ...
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Can't get Mathematica to Import PDF files with diacritics on the file name

Tested with versions 9.0.0, 10.0.2 and 10.3.0, all under OS X 10.10.5. and Linux The ...
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Medium-sized graph won't build

Why can't Mathematica import a 40-KB file (mediumEWD.txt) and build the underlying graph in some decent time? I waited a minute, nothing. ...
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Mathematica can't Import data of NetCDF file with Datasets name including “.”

I have downloaded NetCDF data file EVE_L3_merged_1nm_2015323_005.ncdf from http://lasp.colorado.edu/eve/data_access/evewebdata/products/merged/ and read it by Mathematica 10.0.2 on my windows 7. ...
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Downloading a number of images from a web site as a list

For a MachineLearning project I need to form a training set using images taken from the web page containing lots of them. Like, for example this one. It would be very convenient, if all the images ...
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HDF5 file managing for dummies

I am new to HDF5 format and I am also not hundred percent confident with Mathematica. I have googled to find out examples to deal with HDF5 files in Mathematica but couldn't find one that work out for ...