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how to read all files that match certain names

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ccs
ccs on 20 Mar 2015
Commented: Adam on 20 Mar 2015
I have files named using dates. I have a variable called 'allfiles' containing all files to access. Now I used another variable called 'datelist' containing dates list of variable 'allfiles' i.e. 2013-06-25, 2013-06-26,...
I have used this 'datelist' to separate weekdays and weekend days. Now I have trouble how to access the files of weekdays only or of weekend days only. I'm using R2014b
filenames are saved like this in the database (lots of them)
2013-06-25.mat
2013-06-26.mat
THANK YOU.

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Adam
Adam on 20 Mar 2015
Whatever logic you used on your datelist variable to separate out weekend days should come with a set of indices for these. Just keep hold of these indices and use them for logical indexing into your allfiles variable, assuming they are stored in the same order.

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ccs
ccs on 20 Mar 2015
Thanks for the answer Adam. This is what I have used. Now those lists have dates only.I want to use that list (say weekend days list) to access files with those date names.
>>n=weekday(date_list);
>>weekEnds=find(n==1 | n==7);
>>myweekdays = date_list; % remove weekend days.
>>myweekdays(weekEnds) = []; % weekdays list
>>myweekEnds=datenum(date_list(weekEnds)); % weekEnds list
Path to Matfile: (not sorted into weekends and weekdays yet)
for i=1:numel(all_files)
year= datestr(date_list(i),'yyyy');
load([path '\' box '\' year '\' allfiles(i).name])
end
Adam
Adam on 20 Mar 2015
weekendsIdx = find( n == 1 | n == 7 );
weekends = all_files( weekendsIdx );
should give you the list of weekend files.
Then load those as you seem to be doing. I haven't double-checked that your file loading code is correct, but unless that is what you are asking about I'll assume it is.

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