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Re: IDL<-> Matlab conversion

Waleed <waleed@lycosmail.com> wrote in message
> Hi all. I'm sure this question has been asked and answered many times
> before; please excuse me.
> Is there a function to convert between IDL .sav and Matlab .mat files ?

On 5/4/99, Nigel Wade posted information about reading Matlab files in IDL:

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This is becoming a regular request so I have put my routine up on our FTP

Check out ftp://ion.le.ac.uk/idl/
and have a look at the file README.load_mat_data

This may help you out.

Nigel Wade, System Administrator, Space Plasma Physics Group,
            University of Leicester, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK
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However I don't know of any way to read an IDL save file in Matlab. If you
want a platform-independent data format, try netCDF (supported by Matlab and