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Hey,I have this huge data file and what i would like to do is , use strfind to match the string and capture the data followed by this string(no problem).my problem is that i have same string twice..how can i write a code to take first match first?

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kavitha sundu
kavitha sundu on 6 Oct 2016
Closed: MATLAB Answer Bot on 20 Aug 2021
**edge
1 2 2
4 5 6
*edge
-1 1 1 -8 9 10
*edge
2 8 9
3 5 6

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Yogananda Jeppu
Yogananda Jeppu on 6 Oct 2016
A={'**edge'
'1 2 2'
'4 5 6'
'*edge'
'-1 1 1 -8 9 10'
'*edge'
'2 8 9'
'3 5 6'
}
a=strfind(A,'edge')
find(~cellfun(@isempty,a))
This seems to work.
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kavitha sundu
kavitha sundu on 6 Oct 2016
Nah,i dont want to put this in some cell array. I want to do this directly from the text file and a if clause to take the first value first

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