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15.5.576 sscanf

sscanf, string, format, arg1 [, arg2 …] [, /countspaces]

sscanf(string, format, arg1 [, arg2 …] [, /countspaces])

Reads arguments from the string under guidance of format string format. The target arguments must be either named variables, or subscripted named variables. The function form returns the number of successfully converted arguments. If /countspaces is specified, then whitespace counts against field width.

Alias: freads

See also: !read_count, Input Data Formats, readf, freadf