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finding the position of a number?

Asked by Sivakumaran Chandrasekaran

Sivakumaran Chandrasekaran

on 27 Mar 2013
Accepted Answer by Youssef KHMOU

Youssef KHMOU

a=[1 2 3;4 5 6] b=2 i should compare b with all elements of a and to find the corresponding position in a ... e.g., the answer should be (1,2). what command or what method should i use

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Answer by Youssef KHMOU

Youssef KHMOU

on 27 Mar 2013
Edited by Youssef KHMOU

Youssef KHMOU

on 27 Mar 2013
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try this way

 a=[1 2 3;4 5 6]; b=2;
 [x,y]=find(a==b);
 A=[x,y]; 

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Image Analyst

Image Analyst

on 27 Mar 2013

I wouldn't call it x,y - I'd call it row, column. Because usually x is the column (horizontal location), not the row as you have it.

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