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Topic: Using InputParse for boolean field
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Using InputParse for boolean field
Posted: Aug 27, 2010 11:06 AM
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I am trying to add a flag called "debug" as an optional input parameter
to the function. The test function is listed below:

function untitled(a, varargin)
p = inputParser;
p.addRequired('a', @isnumeric);
p.addOptional('debug', 0, @(x)strcmpi(x, 'debug'));
p.parse(a, varargin{:})
disp(p.Results)


If i type

>> untitled(3)

a: 3
debug: 0


If i type

>> untitled(3, 'debug')

a: 3
debug: 'debug'

I want Matlab to place 1 in the debug field, i.e.

>> untitled(3, 'debug')

a: 3
debug: 1

Is it possible? Do I need to play with the anonymous function handle?
FYI, matlab doc says that if the Boolean output is true, then MATLAB
accepts the input value. I want to work around this.

Thank you.




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