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matches

Determine if two strings match

Description

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tf = matches(str1,str2) compares the strings str1 and str2. The operator returns 1 (true) if the strings are identical, and returns 0 (false) otherwise. Use this operator in the Requirements Table block.

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tf = matches(str1,str2,IgnoreCase=true) compares strings str1 and str2, ignoring any differences in letter case.

Examples

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In a Requirements Table block, create a requirement that checks if the string "Hello, world!" matches the string "Hello, world!".

y = matches("Hello, world!","Hello, world!")

This image shows a requirement that outputs whether the string "Hello, world" matches the substring "Hello, world!".

In a Requirements Table block, create a requirement that checks if the string "Hello, world!" matches the string "hello, World!" regardless of case.

y = matches("Hello, world!","hello, World!",IgnoreCase=true)

This image shows a requirement that outputs whether the string "Hello, world" matches the substring "hello, World!" regardless of case.

Input Arguments

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Input strings, specified as string scalars. Enclose literal string with double quotes.

Example: "Hello"

Data Types: string

Limitations

  • This operator does not support the use of Simulink.Bus object fields.

Version History

Introduced in R2022b