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Write multi-line strings into text file?

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Hi all,
I have a few lines of strings, which I'd like to write into a .inp (basically a text) file. The strings look like this:
>> strTest
strTest =
6×1 string array
"*Heading"
"** Job name: L2H1_dynamics Model name: Model-1"
"** Generated by: Abaqus/CAE 6.12-4"
"*Preprint, echo=NO, model=NO, history=NO, contact=NO"
"**"
"** PARTS"
I tried to use the following code to write it:
fid = fopen('strTestOtpt.inp', 'wt');
fprintf(fid, strTest);
fclose(fid);
got this error:
Error using fprintf
Invalid format.
I know I can probably use a loop to do this, but is there a better way? Many thanks!

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Accepted Answer

Xiaohan Du
Xiaohan Du on 5 Mar 2018
found an answer here:
code is:
fid = fopen('strTestOtpt.inp', 'wt');
fprintf(fid, '%s\n', strTest);
fclose(fid);

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Pawel Jastrzebski
Pawel Jastrzebski on 5 Mar 2018
You're missing the format parameter of the 'fprintf' function:
fid = fopen('strTestOtpt.inp', 'wt');
formatSpec = '%s\n'
fprintf(fid, formatSpec, strTest);
fclose(fid);

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