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inefficient loop to vertically concatenate tables

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I have a 300000 by 2 table, called output, that looks like in the screenshot below. Each entry in the 2nd column as inside it a 3-column table with different numbers of rows. I woud like to havee one single table with 3-columns, that is, vertically merge all those little 3-column tables into one.
So far, I was doing:
tableBig = array2table([]);
for ii = 1 : size(output,1)
temp = output{ii,2};
temp = temp{:};
tableBig = [tableBig; temp];
end
The problem is that this loop is a inefficient time wise. The first iterations take in the order of 0.0025 seconds which is not too too bad. But as tableBig gets bigger, iterations seem to take longer and longer, so that projected time based on tic/toc is more than 24 hours.
Is there a way to do this without a loop or to speed up the loop?
Thanks
Screenshot 2019-08-08 at 11.15.26.png

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Jos (10584)
Jos (10584) on 8 Aug 2019
You can apply comma-separated list expansion to tables too, so this one-liner should work.
tableBig = cat(1, output{:,2})
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Daniel Pinto
Daniel Pinto on 8 Aug 2019
thanks a lot! that works.
my code is still not working properly, so I have added the full description of my problem and my goal here:
If you have time, please read it! thanks!

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