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I have to write a function that puts the words of a string in a cell array.
I've made the following script.
I already get a cell array with the right amount of cells, but they are all filled up with the first word of the string.
How do I get this right?
function [words] = giveWords(sentence)
k = split(sentence);
words = cell(1,length(k));
words(1,:) = k(1,:);
end

Answers (2)

Fangjun Jiang
Fangjun Jiang on 13 Jan 2020
This is all you need
words=split('this is a sentence.')
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Fangjun Jiang
Fangjun Jiang on 14 Jan 2020
It depends on the data type of the input. In your case, you can add one more line to convert it
words=mat2cell(names,repmat(1,1,size(names,1)),repmat(1,size(names,2),1))
Fangjun Jiang
Fangjun Jiang on 26 Feb 2020
or use cellstr(split("This is a sentence"))

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Jonathan Allen
Jonathan Allen on 26 Feb 2020
Replace last 2 lines with
[words(:)] = {k{:}};

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