Read matrix from a file

readmatrix name

Reads in and returns a matrix (2D array of numbers) from a file with the specified name. Each line in the file becomes a matrix row. Lines should be composed of numbers (separated with white spaces then) Empty lines are omitted.

If the name does not contain an absolute path then the file is assumed to be in the current directory, specified with the :pool_cfg,"current_dir variable.

The name can be also a http adress.


"a := {{1 2 3 4} {5 6 7 8}}
writedata :a "matrix.txt

"b := readmatrix "matrix.txt
print :b


{{1 2 3 4} {5 6 7 8}}

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