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15.5.254 fread

fread, format, arg1 [, arg2 …] [, /countspaces]

Reads arguments from the standard input (usually the keyboard) under guidance of format string format. The target arguments must be either named variables, or subscripted named variables. If /countspaces is specified, then whitespace counts against field width.

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See also: !read_count, Input Data Formats, freadf