how to remove certain characters from a string in a file

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Sharen H
Sharen H on 20 Dec 2012
how to remove certain characters from a string based on some condition ie i have a text in a file '32/4/5' i want to retain only 32 and delete rest .my condition is if a '/' is identified then rest characters should be deleted .

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Kye Taylor
Kye Taylor on 20 Dec 2012
Edited: Kye Taylor on 20 Dec 2012
Similar to @Srinivas, you could try
str = '32/4/5';
str = regexprep(str,'/.*','');

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Srinivas
Srinivas on 20 Dec 2012
one way
mystr = '32/4/5'
loc = strfind(mystr,'/')
mystr(loc(1):end) =[]

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