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setfield

list field insertion

Syntax

a = setfield(i, x, l)

Arguments

x

a matrix of any possible types.

l

a list, tlist or mlist variable.

i

a field index, see insertion for more details.

a

Updated variable.

Description

This function is an equivalent of l(i)=x syntax for field extraction with the only difference that it also applies to mlist objects.

Examples

l=list(1,'qwerw',%s)
l(1)='Changed'
l(0)='Added'
l(6)=['one more';'added']
l=setfield(5,"added by setfield", l)

See also

  • insertion — partial variable assignation or modification

History

VersionDescription
6.0.0 setfield returns variable updated instead of change it "in place".
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Last updated:
Tue Feb 14 15:02:52 CET 2017