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Topic: find value in structure
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Loren Shure

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Re: find value in structure
Posted: Apr 3, 2013 6:27 AM
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"Stefan " <s.g.h.heinen@student.tue.nl> wrote in message
> Hey Yall,
> I want to find a value within a structure, i know I can find it with a for
> loop but that seems to be insufficient. Example:
> The structure is called tree with field c containing the coordinates of an
> edge and c varies in length depending on the length of the edge! Value is
> a double and the value to find.
> I cant figure out, how to do this with structfun
> structfun(@find, tree.c, value) or
> structfun(@x, find(value == x), tree.c) does not work
> Anyone a solution for my problem?
> Thanks in advance!
> Stefan

Be careful comparing floating point values. You probably want to look for a
value that has only a small difference from value - something like
find(abs(value-x) < tol) where tol depends on the magnitude of value



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