how to transfer a 3D variable into a row in an excel file?

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Hello all,
As shown in the attached document, I have "data"(EEG data) in the form of "numberOf_Electorrdes * numberOf_Points * rial" single variable.
How Can I write it in an excel file in one row (each row is one subject) and with as many columns as the number of electordes? I tired writetable(struct2table(EEG.data), 'data.xlsx' but I got this error "Input structure must be a scalar structure.
I have also the "lable of each electrode" and I need each number to go under the right channel.
EEGData= EEG.data;
ch_lables=EEG.chanlocs.labels; % I uesed this and only the first lable is shown?
I appreciate your help in advance.
Zahra
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dpb
dpb on 9 Aug 2020
Need clarification on what you're asking to do -- the 3D array is nElectrodes X nPoints x nTrials for some observation?
What do you want out of this 3D array to go where into an output record that is a vector observation? For
data(1:nElectrodes,j,k)
one would have nElectrodes observations of the j,k-th observation; there would then be nPoints*nTrials rows to output the full data array -- and one would have to pick the order in which to iterate over j,k to know in which order the data were stored...one would also need to save what those two dimensions were to avoid potentially ambigous interpretation of using said data.
As always, showing an actual example of possible input and expected output with illustration of how the result follows from the input would make things much more clear.

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Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 9 Aug 2020
In general, you can make a row vector out of your 3-D variable like this:
rowVector = array3d(:)';
% Now write to Excel
xlswrite(filename, rowVector, sheetName, 'A1');
array3d(:) turns it into a column vector, and then the apostrophe transposes it into a row vector.
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Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 10 Aug 2020
Elaheh, this script works just fine for me:
fprintf('Beginning to run %s.m ...\n', mfilename);
array3d = randi(255, 2, 4, 2) % Create 3-D matrix.
rowVector = array3d(:)'
sheetName = 'Results';
% Now write to Excel
fileName = 'deleteme.xlsx';
xlswrite(fileName, rowVector, sheetName, 'A1');
if ispc
winopen(fileName)
end
fprintf('Done running %s.m ...\n', mfilename);
Perhaps your 3-D array is so huge it can't fit on one row in Excel. What does this say:
size(yourArray)
numel(yourArray)

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Sulaymon Eshkabilov
Sulaymon Eshkabilov on 9 Aug 2020
Hi,
a simple solution might be this one:
for ii=1:14 % EEGData has 14 layers
SH=strcat('Sheet', num2str(ii));
xlswrite('EEGData_ALL.xlsx', EEGData(:,:,ii), SH); % Note that you will have 14 seprate sheets of data
end
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Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 10 Aug 2020
How does it work? It does not write your entire 3-D array out to a single row in Excel as you asked.

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