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RenameVar(matFName, originalVarName, newVarName)

version 2.0 (1.5 KB) by Wei-Rong Chen
Rename variable(s) in mat file

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Updated 16 Mar 2021

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This function replaces the name of a variable ('originalVarName') in a mat file ('matFName') with a new variable name ('newVarName').
Usage: RenameVar(matFName, originalVarName, newVarName)

Example:
a=1; b=2; c=3; save('A','a','b','c');
whos('-file','A')
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Name Size Bytes Class Attributes
a 1x1 8 double
b 1x1 8 double
c 1x1 8 double
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RenameVar('A','a','a1');
whos('-file','A')
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Name Size Bytes Class Attributes
a1 1x1 8 double
b 1x1 8 double
c 1x1 8 double
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Cite As

Wei-Rong Chen (2022). RenameVar(matFName, originalVarName, newVarName) (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/48530-renamevar-matfname-originalvarname-newvarname), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2011a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

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