Combine detectImportOptions with datastore?

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I have a set of files that I would like to process with a tabularTextDatastore. The content of the files has some specific format (many columns, special encoding, etc.) which is not properly detected by the datastore. Using detectImportOptions and readtable, I am able to load my files in the way that I want. Is there a way to use the 'opts' object that is generated with detectImportOptions as input to the datastore so that I don't have to 'manually' set the relevant Name,Value pairs?

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Harsh on 24 Jul 2018
Sounds like you'd like to do the following:
>> opts = detectImportOptions(file,'name',value...);
% Optionally configure various
>> ds=tabularTextDatastore(location', opts)
>> read(ds)
You're right in that currently none of the datastores accept an ImportOptions object. Manually configuring the relevant Name,Value pairs is the suggested approach for now.
Keanu Prom
Keanu Prom on 17 Mar 2021
Is this functionality available with MATLAB 2021a?

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