Dealing with character array

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Yongmin on 26 Dec 2014
Commented: Star Strider on 26 Dec 2014
I have a character array, for example, A (m x n). In this array, each character is an element of m x n matrix.
However, I want to deal with this array as m row vectors of n elements each, i.e. m strings of n characters. How can I access the row vector instead of using A(1,:)? I'd like to know what kind of data type can be used to access a string of characters?
Many thanks!

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Star Strider
Star Strider on 26 Dec 2014
I’m not sure I understand what you want to do, but the cellstr function might work:
A = ['a' 'b' 'c'; 'd' 'e' 'f'; 'g' 'h' 'i'];
C = cellstr(A);
C1 = C{1}

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