Making a histogram from a struct

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Lucy Davidson
Lucy Davidson on 16 Feb 2020
Answered: Joseph Cheng on 16 Feb 2020
Can someone please help me make a histogram from a struct like this?, everytime i try to do it, it saids error and that the type of data i am using is wrong.

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Joseph Cheng
Joseph Cheng on 16 Feb 2020
I'm not sure what the rest of your dataset looks like unless you are looking to do a histogram of 7 points. However this snippet of code should help get you on the right track of extracting out the values.
%This section is only used to gen dummy struct.
for ind = 1:numel(daysofweek)
eval(['Weekday.MeanDistance.' daysofweek{ind} '=randi(10e3);'])
%exctact items from scrut into categorical.
for ind = 1:numel(daysofweek)
MeanDistance(ind) = getfield(Weekday.MeanDistance,daysofweek{ind});
If you have more data for each week you can then change MeanDistance into a MxN array through additional indexing through the structure. By going through and extracting out the data into an MxN array and knowing each column/row (depending on how you'll be storing the data you can then perform the histogram in either direction and then relabel the axes to be string or number.

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