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How to plot 3d graphs from multiple .dat files in matlab?

  1. Jan 19, 2014 #1
    In my project I basically need to plot 3D color coded surface graphs using MATLAB taking input from multiple .dat files (i have 1000 .dat files). In each file I have parameters x and y, and when I take multiple files, each having a different value of z, I can finally plot a graph. so does anyone know how to take input from these multiple .dat files and draw a 3D graph in MATLAB?

    thank you.
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  3. Jan 20, 2014 #2


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    Read the files one at a time and put the contents in a 3D matrix, while iterating the coordinate z file by file.
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