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Get named argument from varargin


Updated 2 Mar 2012

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Get named argument from varargin.
If nargout==1 returns the value. The value will be an empty cell if not found, or the default value if specified. If nargout==2, returns varargin with the argument removed, and the value.


out = doSomething( in, 'myOptionValue', 2 );

function out = doSomething( in, varargin )

%get the value specified by 'myOptionValue', return default value of 3.14 of not found.
[varargin,myOptionValue] = getarg( varargin, 'myOptionValue', 3.14 );

%function body...


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Ivar Eskerud Smith (2022). getarg (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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