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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Mathematica doesn't read .mat file

Bug introduced in 6.0 and fixed in 10.2 (July 29, 2015) To be honest, I don't know if the problem is with Mathematica, or with the file; it's been generated by PicoScope, a PC-based oscilloscope ...
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Multiple Import and Export of Images

I wrote a program that imports an image and creates three new images, for example "black and white" or "grey scaled". My problem is that i work with around 200 images and it takes a long time to ...
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Exported picture has less MB than imported

I have to duplicate a picture several times – and each time the duplicate shall have another name. I do this with mathematica 10 with the following easy code: ...
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How to import columns of data (.mat file)

I have a two 100x2 .mat file and I would like to get the elements stored as pairwise entries i.e. something like data = [{a1,b1},{a2,b2}..{a100,b100}]. Can someone help me do this efficiently?
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How to import and export msgpack?

MessagePack is an efficient binary serialization format, I find it much better than JSON. There is currently (as of v10.3) no support for this in Mathematica. Does anyone know of third party ...
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How to open *.sif files with Mathematica [duplicate]

While I am processing my data collect from an Andor EM-CCD, I find it diffcult to import the file into mathematica. I think mathematica can open this kind of files since that Matlab can open it. So if ...
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Reading an ASCII file mixing text and numerics in Mathematica

We have a sequence of large data files (LAMMPS dump files) which begin like this: ...
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Confocal Microscopy

Is it possible to direcly import Nikon ND2 files (e.g Confocal microscope 2D or 3D stacks files)? Otherwise how can we import TIFFs of 3D stack and process it as a single "entity" so to speak? ...
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How to download tables from a url?

I'm trying to import all the tables on a website, this one in particular: https://aws.amazon.com/ec2/pricing/ For local files that are already tabular, ...
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Troubles importing date and time from CSV file

I'm trying to import CSV file with the following format: 20150803 00:00:01.649,1.09675,1.09678 using this code: ...
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Fourier of List

I have such a problem. I try to evaluate and plot the spectrum of large list, and this is what I get: ...
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Import Data different column length

Lets assume, i have this data.txt file. s1/km t1/h s2/km t2/h 20 1 40 1 40 2 80 2 60 3 I define myself a function ...
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Importing and saving .csv files as variables with the original filebasenames

I have a modest number of .csv files that I want to import into mathematica. I would like to save their contents as their filebasename for use throughout my notebook, but I am running into errors as ...
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How to prevent space trimming when importing HTML with ImportString?

I am importing a HTML-formatted string with ImportString[string, "HTML"] to properly parse all HTML-escaped characters like ...
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Understanding the discrepancy between txt file import and export times, and possibly speeding up Import

I attempted to import a very short .txt file string using the Import command: ...
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Import a table from a text file or string

XYScan produces results in the following form (as *.txt): ...
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Save lists to re-open with Mathematica [duplicate]

I want to save a result of a computation in a file to re-open then in Mathematica in a new session. What is the most efficient and simple way to do this? To be specific, I am using ...
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Network/Graph Visualization read edgelist

I have what it seems to be a very trivial question, but after searching for hours I was not able to find an answer, so I am asking here. I have an edgelist for a graph, a 2 column csv file with ...
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Dynamic importing of json file is not refreshing

Running Dynamic[Refresh[Import["foo.json"], UpdateInterval->1]] or json := Import["foo.json"] then ...
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Import variable assignments from external files into different contexts

(I use Mathematica 9.0.1 on OS X 10.10.5.) I have two text files. One is named file1.txt with the contents ...
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Import camera parameters and data from *.sif image files? [closed]

By default, Andor's line of scientific cameras saves data in an apparently undocumented *.sif format. Are there any Mathematica packages or code that can help import these data? I've inherited an ...
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Import a column of data, make a sum on them [closed]

I import a data file, then do calculation on it and after that I want to sum on my output data. Here is my sample code: ...
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How do I import a non-directed graph in graphml format?

I have created a graph with undirected edges, and I'm trying to import it into Mathematica. However, when I import it, I get directed edges. ...
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Import n'th data from a file and do calculation on it [closed]

I want to import a n'th data from a data file and then do some calculation on it. Here is may sample code: ss = Import["myfile.data", {"Words", 3}] gg = ss + 1 ...
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Using Import during initialization, i.e., in an init.m file

I am trying to import a list of directories from a file during initialization. I wrote a package that defines a function to import the file. When I test the function in a notebook or execute the ...
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How to scrape image search engines?

I'd like to download highest resolution images possible from the search results like these: ...
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Why does Import[#, “ImageLinks”]& fail?

I'm having difficulty with Importing urls embedded in a site (with and without pagination). This command: ...
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Automatic import of Maple expressions into Mathematica using MathML

I'm would like to automate a process so as to convert Maple expression into Mathematica expression. For the moment, thanks to the function ...
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Import tabular text data

I have a text file created with a bash script I wanted to read the data avoiding the first line. I have written few dirty codes, but I wondered if anybody can do it in fewest possible nice one ...
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Import converter that can import, split, and compress files?

I'm working with a data format that prescribes separate header and data files, so for instance "file.hdr" and "file.dat". They ...
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import of a opj file (Origin)

Is there a way to import a file of opj-type? Or do you know a package to convert the data? The Import[] function seems not to know this format.
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Importing binary structured C++ data file

I am trying to import a binary data file. It seems that BinaryReadList would be appropriate? However the data file is composed of c++ structures like this: ...
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Can not generate graph using smooth kernel distribution

I am a newbie to Mathematica so this question might looks silly. I want to generate a smooth kernel distribution graph for this set of data. The data I uploaded has two columns, the first column is ...
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Access interactive web forms [duplicate]

I would like to communicate with interactive web forms, e.g., get the same HTML response as if I had clicked a "select" button and then clicked a "submit" button on a web page. This is for automated ...
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Reading NIfTI-1 files

How can I read NIfTI-1 files (.nii extension) in Mathematica? Are there existing tools for this?
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Finding relevant parts in XML document

My question is about a XML document and finding parts of strings. test = Import["C:\\Users\\filename.xml", "XMLObject"] This gives the following output: ...
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How to analyze all the data in a directory

I am trying to import, analyze, and save all the .txt files in a specific directory. I can do this with a single .txt file using the following code: ...
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How can I read compressed .Z file automatically by Mathematica?

When I read .Z file by something like jpldatstring = Import["ftp://cddis.gsfc.nasa.gov/products/jpl/2003/jplg0040.04i.Z"] Unfortunately, it turned out that ...
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mathematica use too much memory to Import large dat file

Err... When I try to Import a .dat file by dat = Import["D:\\TIEGCM\\solar_input\\omni_m_all_years.dat", "Table"]; or ...
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Problem exporting and re-importing STL file

I wrote all code and there're no errors in code. Result of code is like first picture(left). But I can't Import that structure. The result of import stl file is second one(right one). How can I import ...
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Create set of data from vector curve [closed]

I need exactly what is written in the title. Suppose we have some curve plotted: p = Plot[Sin[x],{x,0,2pi}] now we save that as vector graphics: ...
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Constructing a grid of individual plots for data imported from a list of files [closed]

I have to plot 6 data plots (ListPlot) in a GraphicsGrid from 6 different files (each data file has four columns of which the ...
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How to make Import recognize a new file extension?

I've written an import converter for a custom file format, and it all seems to be working as expected, except for the fallback behavior with no arguments: ...
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Error importing MBOX file

I am trying to import the mbox file generated by gmail. Using the Import command. ...
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Strange behavior: Cannot import data as MP3 format anymore

I am having the strangest problem since a day: Mathematica is no longer (after a reinstall) able to import MP3 files. I think these details should not be relevant, but they are all there are: It ...
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Why is BinaryReadList faster than BinaryRead? [closed]

I work on a package for Mathematica which reads some binary data from a file. I use BinaryRead to read data from the file, but it looks like ...
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Reading a HDF file im Mathematica

Bug introduced in 8.0 or earlier and persisting though 10.2 On OS X, the problem is present in 9.0 but not in 10.0, 10.1 or 10.2. I am trying to read a HDF file in Mathematica 9 on OS X and get ...
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Getting Boston Marathon Data [duplicate]

I am trying to use Mathematica to analyze the data given by the Boston Marathon concerning running time, etc. The website http://registration.baa.org/2015/cf/Public/iframe_ResultsSearch.cfm gives a ...