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why isfield does not work with tables, but fieldnames does?

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Pawel Kusmierek
Pawel Kusmierek on 26 Mar 2014
Answered: Walter Roberson on 16 Sep 2015
in 2014a
Example:
>> istable(t)
ans =
1
>> t
t =
a b c
_ _ _
1 2 3
>> isfield(t,'a')
ans =
0
>> any(strcmp('a',fieldnames(t)))
ans =
1
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Roger Parkyn
Roger Parkyn on 15 Sep 2015
Yes - it is something they have missed. Thank you for the work-around with: any(strcmp('a',fieldnames(t)))

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