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Save disp output as a string/cell variable

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Daniel Shub
Daniel Shub on 6 May 2011
Answered: Jan on 28 Jul 2021
The command disp(x) does a reasonable job of displaying variables of any class. For example, it expands structures to show their fields and values. Is it possible to capture this formatted output as a variable?

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Paulo Silva
Paulo Silva on 6 May 2011
MyVariable=evalc('disp(MyThingToShow)')
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Paulo Silva
Paulo Silva on 6 May 2011
the spy function without arguments is better :)

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Manish Vankudre
Manish Vankudre on 13 Mar 2018
Can you please give an example an explain

Jan
Jan on 28 Jul 2021
Since Matlab R2021a:
str = formattedDisplayText(x)

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