writeTextDocument

Write documents to text file

Syntax

writeTextDocument(documents,filename)
writeTextDocument(documents,filename,'Append',true)

Description

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writeTextDocument(documents,filename) writes documents to the specified text file. The function writes one document per line with a space between each word in UTF-8.

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writeTextDocument(documents,filename,'Append',true) appends to the file instead of overwriting.

Examples

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Write an array of documents to a text file.

documents = tokenizedDocument([
    "an example of a short sentence" 
    "a second short sentence"])
documents = 
  2x1 tokenizedDocument:

    6 tokens: an example of a short sentence
    4 tokens: a second short sentence

filename = "documents.txt";
writeTextDocument(documents,filename)

Write an array of documents to a text file by appending the documents one at a time.

Create an array of tokenized documents.

documents = tokenizedDocument([
    "an example of a short sentence" 
    "a second short sentence"])
documents = 
  2x1 tokenizedDocument:

    6 tokens: an example of a short sentence
    4 tokens: a second short sentence

Write the first document to the file.

filename = "documents.txt";
writeTextDocument(documents(1),filename)

View the contents of the file using extractFileText.

str = extractFileText(filename)
str = 
"an example of a short sentence"

Append the second document to the text file.

writeTextDocument(documents(2),filename,'Append',true)

View the contents of the file using extractFileText.

str = extractFileText(filename)
str = 
    "an example of a short sentence
     a second short sentence"

Input Arguments

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Input documents, specified as a tokenizedDocument array.

Name of the file, specified as a string scalar or character vector.

Data Types: string | char

Introduced in R2017b