MATLAB Examples

Index into Python String

This example shows how to display the first character of a Python® str variable. The example compares indexing into a MATLAB® character vector with indexing into the Python variable.

Create a MATLAB character vector and display the first character.

str = 'myfile';
str(1)
ans =

  char

m

Convert the character vector to a Python str type and display the first character.

pstr = py.str(str);
pstr(1)
ans = 

  Python str with no properties.

    m