How can I access char elements from the beginning up to some fixed index of the char?

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a = char(abdefghijk);
I want the output 'abcdefg'

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 7 Dec 2022
a(1:6)

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Vikram Ojha
Vikram Ojha on 7 Dec 2022
Edited: Vikram Ojha on 7 Dec 2022
>> a='abcdefghijk'
>> a(1:5)
ans =
'abcde'
In genral a(1:n) % n for index
You can consider going through following doc: https://in.mathworks.com/help/matlab/ref/string.html, it will be helpful
In case you want you can take Matlab fundamental certification: https://matlabacademy.mathworks.com/details/matlab-fundamentals/mlbe

Steven Lord
Steven Lord on 7 Dec 2022
The extractBefore function will work both for char arrays and strings.

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