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is it a bug?

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G A
G A on 7 Jul 2019
Edited: per isakson on 7 Jul 2019
str2num('"abc"')
ans =
"abc"

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Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 7 Jul 2019
What were you expecting to see?
G A
G A on 7 Jul 2019
In the version r2015b, the answer was []. I do not think that "abc" is a number.

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per isakson
per isakson on 7 Jul 2019
Edited: per isakson on 7 Jul 2019
I call this a bug.
My comments
The last lines of str2num() read
if ischar(x) || iscell(x)
x = [];
ok = false;
end
Adding || isstring to the condition solves the problem - I think.

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