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Calling multiple cell elements at once

Asked by carlos Uribe on 17 Nov 2012

Hello,

I have a cell something like

   A=
        [1x3 double]    [1x3 double]    [1x3 double]    [1x3 double]

Is it possible to call the first position of each vector at once? Something like

A{:}(1)

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Matt J on 17 Nov 2012

Since your A{i} are all the same size and numeric type, it is puzzling why you would maintain it in cell form, as opposed to a 4x3 matrix for example.

carlos Uribe on 19 Nov 2012

Hi Matt, thanks for your reply...Yes I guess I chose a bad example but I just chose a bad example for what I want to do...not necessarily all of them will be the same size still I would like to call the first position for different purposes.

carlos Uribe

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Answer by Azzi Abdelmalek on 17 Nov 2012
Accepted answer
B=cell2mat(A);
out=B(1:3:end)

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Answer by per isakson on 17 Nov 2012

Not with plain indexing. This one-liner does it

    r = cellfun( @(v) v(1), A )

However, ...

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