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"Wyatt " <hello@hello.com> wrote in message <h6moqe$sqf$1@fred.mathworks.com>...
> that did the trick steve.  It just seems to me that 
> 
> rank = temp(I)
> 
> should be valid syntax, and is more intuitive than writing 
> 
> rank(I) = temp
> 
> perhaps because I'm thinking that if I wanted to arbitrarily pull out values [7 4 9 1] from a vector A I would write
> 
> A([7 4 9 1])
> 
> and it would give me the 7th 4th 9th and 1st values from A in that order.

But to me, this would not be very intuitive at all.

since A([9]) is the same as A(9),
A([9]) should return the 9th index of A (as it does).