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how to save string values in matfile

Asked by Elysi Cochin on 20 Aug 2013

how to save string values in matfile

Instead of these integer values,

    label(1,1:44) = 0;
    label(1,45:316) = 1;
    label(1,317:362) = 0;
    label(1,363:555) = 1;
    label(1,556:588) = 0;
    label(1,589:834) = 1;

i want to store as '0' instead of 0 and '1' instead of 1.

When i did as label(1,1:44) = {'0'};

i got error

??? The following error occurred converting from cell to double: Error using ==> double Conversion to double from cell is not possible.

How to do it. Please do reply

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Answer by Jan on 20 Aug 2013
Edited by Jan on 20 Aug 2013
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If label is a matrix of doubles you are trying to mix types in a matrix using

 label(1,1:44) = {'0'};

Instead, create a new cell array

 label_str = cell( size(label) );

and then fill it:

 label_str(1,1:44) = {'0'};
 label_str(1,45:316} = {'1'};
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Elysi Cochin on 20 Aug 2013

thank you so much

Jan

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