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Scilab Help >> Strings > emptystr


zero length string

Calling Sequence

s = emptystr()
s = emptystr(a)
s = emptystr(m, n)



a matrix of size mx n.


a matrix of character strings.

m, n



The emptystr function returns a matrix of zero length character strings.

With no input argument emptystr returns a zero length character string.

With a matrix a for input argument emptystr returns a zero length character strings matrix of the same size.

With two integer arguments emptystr returns a m x n zero length character strings matrix.


for k=1:10
    x = x + ',' + string(k)
    emptystr(1,k) + string(k)

See Also

  • part — Extraction of characters from strings
  • length — length of object
  • string — conversion to string
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