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Read numeric data as string data from csv (table.txt) file?

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Hi, matlab community.
I have a CSV file like:: 01,adam 02,eve 03,jenson
Now when I try to read this csv file (stored locally as table.txt) using readtable() it reads with imperfections. It stores all data correctly into 2-D array but "01" is stored as "1".
Is there any way to fix it? I want it exactly as it is in the file, i.e, as "01". Or, any way to convert numeric data to string data before it is stored in matlab variable.

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Paolo on 5 Jul 2018
You may use the %s specifier to read your data as strings.
data = readtable('Table.txt','Format','%s%s');

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