Matlab graph display help

Discussion in 'Programmer's Corner' started by AdamBright, Oct 10, 2007.

  1. AdamBright

    Thread Starter New Member

    Oct 10, 2007
    Hello to everyone here,
    I'm completely new to matlab, and have recently been given
    a project to display a graph in real time. However for nwo;
    i'm already having problems displaying in static form.

    my first problem is that i have a .dat file which has 4
    lines of header,ive tried using the import wizard but i've
    had no luck to load the file. I basically need it to omit
    the four lines and store the info somewhere where i can
    alter the data, and then use it to produce a graph.

    the data is in the following form:
    2006/12/01 13:33:00 1 2.5 48
    2006/12/01 13:34:00 2 2.5 49

    I need to plot time vs. the third & fourth column.
    I will at some point need apply formulae to the third
    column,but for now i would just like to see it dipslaying a
    graph. The problem i'm having is with the time & date do i get it do display the time & date stamp
    along the x-axis, and in the right way (01/12/2006

    if anyone could help me with it would be great, i've looked
    at the help files, and it has some useful information, but
    i get stuck knowing what commands to use and how to apply

    Thanks To ALL!!