"Candace " <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:email@example.com... > Is it possible to save a variable with a specific name that is > independently created? For example, I want the variable B to be saved as > 'TargetS_Fixations'. > > B=[1 2 3 4]; > N1='TargetS'; > N2='_Fixations'; > N3=strcat(N1,N2); > > Using the command "save N3 B" leads to variable B being saved with the > name "N3". However, I want it to be saved with the name > "TargetS_Fixations".
If the name of the MAT-file to which you want to save the variable is stored in a variable itself, use the function form of SAVE not the command form.
See the second Example from the documentation page for SAVE for a complete example.