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Find all fields within a struct (array) where the search pattern is found

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Function to search for entries within a structure. This is done recursively, running through all elements of array-structures.


      search_struct: structure to be searched, could also be array of struct

      search_object: string, integer, cell, array or other thing to be searched for


      structure_name: name of the structure to be searched. Used for full output of the structure content


      FoundFields: Cell array of fields where the search object is found.


Structfind inspired this file.

MATLAB release MATLAB 7.13 (R2011b)
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29 Feb 2016 Alexander Mering

Hello Brain, thanks for the feedback.

The problem is, that using regexpi would limit the search to purely string structures. So a plain replacement would be inadequat.

Nevertheless, this might be an option for further extension using search type discrimination or so.


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26 Feb 2016 Brian

Brian (view profile)

This was extremely helpful.

I modified the comparison from isequal to regexpi so I can find names with part of the string in. If you update this file, maybe add that as an option?

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