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Import text files with extensions other than .txt

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I have a text file shown below. The file has .vasp extension.
When I changed the extension to .txt, the file is opening by entering readtable('filename.txt'), could you please help me open this file without changing extension to .txt ?
Ti4 N4
1.0
4.2535338402 0.0000000000 0.0000000000
0.0000000000 4.2535338402 0.0000000000
0.0000000000 0.0000000000 4.2535338402
N Ti
4 4
Direct
0.000000000 0.000000000 0.500000000
0.500000000 0.000000000 0.000000000
0.000000000 0.500000000 0.000000000
0.500000000 0.500000000 0.500000000
0.000000000 0.000000000 0.000000000
0.000000000 0.500000000 0.500000000
0.500000000 0.000000000 0.500000000
0.500000000 0.500000000 0.000000000

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Star Strider
Star Strider on 27 Feb 2021
Use detectImportOptions to tell readtable to read the file as a text file.
One recent example from an earlier Answer:
opts = detectImportOptions('breast-cancer-wisconsin.data', 'FileType','text');
BCTable = readtable('breast-cancer-wisconsin.data', opts);
A similar approach should also work for your files.
See Text and Spreadsheet Files in the readtable documentation for more information.

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