search an array and find the row and column number of a certain element

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I have an array with a variety of elements. I want to search this array and find the element "P" and assign the column number and row number to variables. How would i go about doing this?

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Fulden Buyukozturk
Fulden Buyukozturk on 2 Nov 2018
Let's assume you have the following array:
myArray = {'an' 'example' 'p'};
You can use find to obtain indices where the input evaluates to true:
[a,b] = find(strcmp('p', myArray));

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