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Topic: assign a number to a string
Replies: 2   Last Post: Dec 14, 2012 9:52 AM

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 bartekltg Posts: 55 Registered: 12/11/12
Re: assign a number to a string
Posted: Dec 14, 2012 6:56 AM

W dniu 2012-12-14 12:40, Saad pisze:
> Dear all,
>
> I have a list of string:
>
> txt={'BBB3', 'BBB2', 'BBB1', 'A3', 'A2', 'A1','AA3','AA2','AA1'};
>
> i would like to assign a value to each string. For instance,
>
>
> Here is my code
> for i=1:length(txt)
> if isequal(txt{'i'},'BBB3')

Why you use quotation marks?

'i' is character i, and it is equal 105.
105-th cell of txt is not equal 'BBB3' :)

if isequal(txt{i},'BBB3')

BTW, have you heard about switch-case expression?

for i=1:length(txt)
switch( txt{i} )
case 'BBB2'
txt{i} = 11
case 'BBB1'
txt {i} = 12
.....
end

bartekltg

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