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how do i read from a text file using fread
Sep 19 '06 #1
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This question doesn't readdy make sense without more detail

1. Open the file with fopen
2. Read it with fread
3. Close the file with fclose

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  1. FILE fin = fopen( "FileName.txt", "r");
  2. char text[100];
  3.  
  4. fread(text, sizeof text, 1, fin);
  5.  
  6. fclose(fin);
  7.  
Of course that code has no error handling.
Sep 19 '06 #2
georges the man
25 New Member
i am reading from a csv file.
i need to read each column separetly.
so i can sort the data of the column and use later.
the following is a part of the file i am reading;
BHP,"30 Sep 2002",9.14,9.2, 9.05,9.05,16923 879

BHP,"01 Oct 2002",9.1,9.29, 9.07,9.29,89067 81

BHP,"02 Oct 2002",9.5,9.54, 9.35,9.39,14950 825

BHP,"03 Oct 2002",9.39,9.39 ,9.21,9.24,8216 758

BHP,"04 Oct 2002",9.25,9.28 ,9.18,9.28,6636 304

BHP,"07 Oct 2002",9.22,9.33 ,9.14,9.22,3725 225

BHP,"08 Oct 2002",9.1,9.16, 9.05,9.14,96750 60
i want to read the second column and sort the data in the column in respect to date.
i am using c language/
Sep 20 '06 #3
risby
30 New Member
i am reading from a csv file.
i want to read the second column and sort the data in the column in respect to date.

Perhaps you missed my answers to the same question which you asked yesterday.

Regarding the inappropriate use of fread() for csv files:
http://www.thescripts.com/forum/post2097892-11.html

and regarding separating fields in a csv file using fgets() and strtok()
http://www.thescripts.com/forum/post2098535-4.html
Sep 20 '06 #4

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