This section describes files that can be manipulated by the OpenMatrix Language.

OML uses .oml files to store scripts and functions as a collection of OML statements. OML can read or write data from/to external files using commands acting on external files.

I/O and File Operations

The OpenMatrix language includes a variety of functions to operate on files.

I/O and File Operations functions can act on pure ASCII files or on binary files. They can also be used to either read or write files.

Compose includes read and write support for the following file types:
  • Binary files
  • ABF (Altair Binary Format) files
  • CAE files from Altair solvers and other vendors
  • Excel-compatible files
  • Column-delimited files
  • HDF5 files
  • MAT files
  • Generic text files or format-specific files