How to reference entire substring as a string?
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Commented: Stephen23 on 27 Nov 2019
I have an array of strings in a 4x1 cell format, called textarr, as below:
I would like to remove the .exe, so I initially tried:
textarr(4) = textarr(4)(1:end-4);
But Matlab did not like the double brackets on the right hand side.
I then tried a method using a temporary variable, like:
lasttemp = textarr(4);
lasttemp = lasttemp(1:end-4);
But this just results in lasttemp becoming a 1x0 cell...
I suspect I am confusing the String itself with elements of a string array. How can I address a String inside a specific element of an array?
Stephen23 on 27 Nov 2019
If those strings represent filenames then using indexing is not a robust solution (because file extensions do NOT all have three characters!). The simple, robust, easy MATLAB solution to remove the file extensions is to use fileparts.
JESUS DAVID ARIZA ROYETH on 27 Nov 2019
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