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Topic: save variables
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Steven Lord

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Re: save variables
Posted: Nov 29, 2012 9:23 AM
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"Candace " <jly5@duke.edu> wrote in message
news:k97oht$icm$1@newscl01ah.mathworks.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.

save(N3, 'B')

See the second Example from the documentation page for SAVE for a complete
example.

http://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/ref/save.html

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Date Subject Author
11/29/12
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Candace
11/29/12
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dpb
11/29/12
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Steven Lord
11/29/12
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Candace

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