Ok. My brain is mush right now and I cannot seem to get this to work. I have a text file called 'xburned.dat' in the current directory that is a single column of data points that looks like this(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I want to pick up the data in such a way that I have an array in which the rows are sets of 5 consecutive elements of xburned, i.e.:Code (Text):9.91E-05

1.31E-04

1.38E-04

1.78E-04

2.31E-04

2.51E-04

2.81E-04

2.90E-04

3.01E-04

3.21E-04

3.41E-04

3.68E-04

4.57E-04

4.72E-04

5.01E-04

5.29E-04

5.56E-04

5.78E-04

5.85E-04

6.08E-04

6.21E-04

6.50E-04

6.68E-04

6.83E-04

7.10E-04

7.91E-04

8.30E-04

9.97E-04

1.13E-03

1.27E-03

.

.

.

I realize that there might not be a multiple of 5 of the data. In that case I can just truncate the data (i.e. just omit the last row that is < 5 points long).Code (Text):

9.91E-05 1.31E-04 1.38E-04 1.78E-04 2.31E-04

2.51E-04 2.81E-04 2.90E-04 3.01E-04 3.21E-04

.

.

.

This is my current code and it does not even come close ...

Code (Text):

x_b = dlmread('xburned.dat');

len = length(x_b);

i = 1;

while(i < len-5)

k = 1;

for j = 1:5

points(k,j) = x_b(j,1);

end

i = i + 5;

k = k + 1;

end

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