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Topic: sorting arrays in a cell array
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Bruce Elliott

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Re: sorting arrays in a cell array
Posted: Nov 13, 2012 11:01 AM
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dpb <> wrote in message <k7tqec$9mm$>...
> All that comes to mind would be to use multi--level indexing as above
> but to an temporary variable then sort that saving the (optional) index
> return value then use it to rearrange the cells...
> Actually my release doesn't have the multi-level indexing implemented so
> I can't test it but it would be what you have above augmented (methinks,
> air code)--
> [~,ix]=sort([myCellArray{:}(1)]);
> newCell=myCellArray(ix);
> --

Well, that's just it - I'd like to do that, but that sort() statement above is illegal.

Actually, it's the syntax myCellArray{:}(1) that's illegal. You can do myCellArray{1}(1), but the {:} is not allowed in combination with the (1).

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