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RecordLists

RecordLists
is an option for ReadList that specifies whether objects from separate records should be returned in separate sublists.
A list of numbers:
Read the file:
A list of numbers:
Read the file:
In[2]:=
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Out[2]=
In[3]:=
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Out[3]=
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