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Topic: Use part of a cell/string
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Re: Use part of a cell/string
Posted: Feb 19, 2013 4:26 PM
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On 2/19/2013 8:55 AM, dpb wrote:
...

> If the character substring is constant, one alternative--
>

> >> c
> c =
> 'L_200'
> 'L_500'

> >> str2num(char(strrep(c,'L_','')))
> ans =
> 200
> 500

> >>
>
> or, you can avoid the cast to char() (and the hidden evalc() calls) by
> using str2double instead of str2num--
>

> >> str2double(strrep(c,'L_',''))
> ans =
> 200
> 500

> >>

Another alternative...

>> sscanf(char(list)','L_%d')
ans =
200
500
>>

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