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 +=====  FT_READ_ATLAS =====
 +
 +Note that this reference documentation is identical to the help that is displayed in MATLAB when you type "help ft_read_atlas"​.
 +
 +<​html><​pre>​
 +  <a href=/​reference/​ft_read_atlas><​font color=green>​FT_READ_ATLAS</​font></​a>​ reads an template/​individual segmentation or parcellation from disk.
 +  The volumetric segmentation or the surface-based parcellation can either represent
 +  a template atlas (eg. AAL or the Talairach Daemon), it can represent an
 +  individualized atlas (e.g. obtained from FreeSurfer) or it can represent an
 +  unlabeled parcellation obtained from the individual'​s DTi or resting state fMRI.
 + 
 +  Use as
 +    atlas = ft_read_atlas(filename,​ ...)
 +  or
 +    atlas = ft_read_atlas({filenamelabels,​ filenamemesh},​ ...)
 + 
 +  Additional options should be specified in key-value pairs and can include
 +    '​format' ​     = string, see below
 +    '​unit' ​       = string, e.g. '​mm'​ (default is to keep it in the native units of the file)
 + 
 +  For individual surface-based atlases from FreeSurfer you should specify two
 +  filenames as a cell-array: the first points to the file that contains information
 +  with respect to the parcels'​ labels, the second points to the file that defines the
 +  mesh on which the parcellation is defined.
 + 
 +  The output atlas will be represented as structure according to
 +  <a href=/​reference/​ft_datatype_segmentation><​font color=green>​FT_DATATYPE_SEGMENTATION</​font></​a>​ or <a href=/​reference/​ft_datatype_parcellation><​font color=green>​FT_DATATYPE_PARCELLATION</​font></​a>​.
 + 
 +  The "​lines"​ and the "​colorcube"​ colormaps are useful for plotting the different
 +  patches, for example using <a href=/​reference/​ft_plot_mesh><​font color=green>​FT_PLOT_MESH</​font></​a>​.
 + 
 +  See also <a href=/​reference/​ft_read_mri><​font color=green>​FT_READ_MRI</​font></​a>,​ <a href=/​reference/​ft_read_headshape><​font color=green>​FT_READ_HEADSHAPE</​font></​a>,​ <a href=/​reference/​ft_prepare_sourcemodel><​font color=green>​FT_PREPARE_SOURCEMODEL</​font></​a>,​ <a href=/​reference/​ft_sourceparcellate><​font color=green>​FT_SOURCEPARCELLATE</​font></​a>,​ <a href=/​reference/​ft_plot_mesh><​font color=green>​FT_PLOT_MESH</​font></​a>​
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