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How to delete spaces and '[ ', ']' characters from all data array string cells?

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Manuel
Manuel on 15 Jul 2013
I need to remove the spaces and '[', ']' characters from the cells of a data array, I have try with the cellfun function and with:
a(a(1,1)== '[')='' %%where 'a' is the matrix, this case only for the first cell and '[' character
But is not working, How could be done?
Thank you in advance,

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Jan
Jan on 15 Jul 2013
Posting some example data would reduce the need to guess, what you exactly want.
CStr = {' This contains spaces ', 'This has some [ and ]'};
CStr = strrep(CStr, ' ', '');
CStr = strrep(CStr, '[', '');
CStr = strrep(CStr, ']', '');

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