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Topic: Removing spaces in a palindrome
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dpb

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Re: Removing spaces in a palindrome
Posted: Feb 25, 2013 9:48 AM
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On 2/24/2013 10:04 PM, TideMan wrote:
> On Monday, February 25, 2013 2:01:09 PM UTC+13, Joe wrote:
>> So I'm creating a function that takes input strings and gives an
>> output of a logical value true or false if the input is a palindrome or
>> not. Only problem is I don't know how I would do it so that it
>> disregards spaces.
>>
>> function[palindrome]=input(str)
>> a=rot90(str,2)
>> if str==a
>> palindrome=true
>> else
>> palindrome=false
>> end
>> end

>
> Don't use str==a, use strcmp(str,a)
> str=strrep(str,' ',''); % Remove whitespace
> You don't need the final end


or, fixing syntax issue w/ function definition as well...

function flg=palindrome(str)
tmp=lower(isletter(s));
flg=strcmp(tmp,fliplr(tmp));

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