How to read files in ascending order based on the maximum value of the file from subfolders?

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I have table.txt files in the subfolders of a directory. First I want to find the maximum value of a particular coulmn of the table.txt file. Then, I want to read these files in an ascening order based on these values. I can read the files. But unable to sort the files in the way I want to process the data further. Can somebody help me out?
allTables = dir('**/table.txt');
tablemax =zeros();
for ii = 1:numel(allTables)
thisFolder = allTables(ii).folder;
inFile = fullfile(thisFolder, allTables(ii).name);
A = readmatrix(inFile);
% do stuff ...
I=max(A(:,13));
tablemax(1:length(I),ii)=I;
end
iinew=sort(tablemax);

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Stephen23
Stephen23 on 19 Nov 2022
Edited: Stephen23 on 20 Nov 2022
S = dir('**/table.txt');
for k = 1:numel(S)
F = fullfile(S(k).folder, S(k).name);
A = readmatrix(F);
% do stuff ...
I = max(A(:,13));
S(k).max = I;
end
[~,X] = sort([S.max]);
S = S(X)
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