Select or reorder any function's output arguments.
Updated 27 Jun 2005

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Occasionally you need only the kth output argument of a MATLAB function, where k>1. This function OUTSELECT provides this facility as a 'wrapper' around any other function. It can evaluate and return arguments immediately, or create a new callable function.

For example:
>> str = 'deacb'; [s,idx] = sort(str)
s =

idx =
3 5 4 1 2

>> [idx,s] = outselect([2 1],@sort,str)
idx =
3 5 4 1 2

s =

>> argmin = outselect(2,@min);
>> argmin(str)

ans =

Cite As

Toby Driscoll (2024). outselect.m (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/7913-outselect-m), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R14
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