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Re: Use part of a cell/string
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Jan 20, 2010 11:00 AM


I got it! I'll put it up here, for those who might wonder how it's done.
if the 'L_500' is stored in d(1,3) you do it as follows: a = char(d(1,3)) b = str2num(a(3:end))
now b is a double value.
Thanks anyway!
"Maarten Repko" <nospam@please.com> wrote in message <hj6tom$85s$1@fred.mathworks.com>... > Ok, I'll try to be more precise. > I have a <1x14 cell> array with in each cell just "L_200" or "L_500" etc.. From this array I want to create a matrix with "double" values in it, equal to the nummerical part of the "L_200" etc. > > Right now I have put it in manually as: > d(:,1) = [200; 500; 700] > > Thanks > > > "Jan Simon" <matlab.THIS_YEAR@nMINUSsimon.de> wrote in message <hj6t27$msg$1@fred.mathworks.com>... > > Dear Maarten! > > > > > is it possible to safe only part of a string? > > > I have something like "L_500" is a cell NAMES{1,1} and I have to do calculations with the "500 part". > > > > With this small amount of information, I can answer just: yes, you can cut a part out of a string. If you want to learn *how* this works, please define the start and end of the substrings precisely here. > > > > Kind regards, Jan



