The READTABLE Command

 

READTABLE reads multi-column data directly into a window. This function takes the form:

 

READTABLE(fn, startrow, startcol, collist)

 

fn

the filename of the ASCII file to read as a multi-column table,

startrow

the number of the first ASCII line to read as data (origin 1),

startcol

the number of the first column of data in the file (origin 1),

collist

a list of number indicating which columns of data to read into the current window.