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Aide de Scilab >> Fonctions Elémentaires > num2cell

num2cell

converts an array into a cell array

Calling Sequence

y=num2cell(x [,dims])

Arguments

x

a real, an integer, a boolean or a string matrix

dims

a scalar or a vector of positive integers

y

a cell

Description

num2cell converts x which is a real, a boolean, or a string matrix into a cell. If dims is not mentioned, y will have the same size as x.

But if dims is present, the dimensions of x mentioned in dims will be reduced to 1. Moreover, the dimensions of y components will be equal to the dimensions sizes of x whose numbers are in dims vector.

For example, if size(x)=[2 3 4 5 6] and dims=[2 4], then size(y)= [2 1 4 1 6], that is the sizes of the second and the fourth dimensions are reduced to 1. And size(y(i))= [1 3 1 5 1], which means that the sizes of the second and the fourth dimensions are equal to the sizes of the second and the fourth ones of x.

Examples

A=[1 2; 3 4]
num2cell(A)
M = hypermat([2 3 2 2],1:24)
c=num2cell(M,[1 2])
size(c)
size(c(1).entries)

A=["a", "b"; "c" "d"]
num2cell(A)

See Also

  • cell — creates a cell array of empty matrices
  • cell2mat — converts a cell array into a matrix
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