Matrix Combination String and Number Inside

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baby on 17 Oct 2012
Hello all,
anybody knows how to make a matrix by input (not manual) with combination string and number inside?
example :
Lara 70 70
Donna 85 80
i've tried make that matrix but i just got error,,
this's my code
a= input ('Number of Participant :');
for c=1:a
b(c,1)= input ('What's your Name :','s');
b(c,2)= input ('What's your first score :');
b(c,3)= input ('What's your second score :');
i've tried anything but i just got error always,,
please help me

Accepted Answer

Kye Taylor
Kye Taylor on 17 Oct 2012
A string is not the same type as a number in MATLAB. One is type char, the other is (by default) type double. To store variables of two different types in one array, you need to use cell arrays. See
b{c,1} = input('What''s your Name:','s');
b{c,2} = input('What''s your first score :');
b{c,3} = input('What''s your second score :');
Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 17 Oct 2012
input(sprintf('What''s the name(%d):, c),'s')

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baby on 17 Oct 2012
Thx u Kye Taylor,,
u really the best :)
and for Walter Roberson
Thx u so much :)

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