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forcing variable data type

forcing variable data type

forcing variable data type

I thought Matlab now let you force data types, so that not everything is automatically a double. I am using 7.0 R14. I want to declare variables as type int16 or int32 before reading them in from a binary file. When I do so, however, they still end up as type double. How can I force them to be integer type using only 2 or 4 bytes each? Example:

int16 variable
variable = fread(fid, 1, 'int16')

RE: forcing variable data type


read carefully the documentation... and try this :


variable = fread(fid, 1, '*int16');



variable = fread(fid, 1, 'int16=>int16');


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