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strchr

find the first occurrence of a character in a string

Syntax

res = strchr(haystack, char)

Arguments

haystack

a character string or matrix of character strings.

char

a character.

res

a character string or matrix of character strings.

Description

res = strchr(haystack, char) returns the first occurrence of character in the string haystack.

char must contain only one string or as many strings as in haystack (each one being one- character-long).

Examples

strchr('This is a sample string','s')
strchr(['This is a sample string','in scilab'],'s')
strchr(['This is a sample string','in scilab'],['s','a'])

See also

  • strrchr — find the last occurrence of a character in a string
  • strstr — locate substring
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