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Loading a random file from a directory

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Hey all! So I'm looking to write a program which involves randomly loading a .mat file from a directory containing a number of .mat files in a directory (C/toolbox/files). What's the best way to go about selecting a random .mat file from the directory and loading it? Thanks!

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KSSV
KSSV on 24 Jun 2021
Edited: KSSV on 24 Jun 2021
matFiles = dir('*.mat') ;
N = length(matFiles) ;
thisFile = matFiles(randperm(N,1)).name

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