Convert/copy array to different type of array (single to uint16 for example) bit by bit

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Hey folks,
is there a way to copy an array to another array bit by bit?
For example:
x = single(zeros(1,100));
y = uint16(ones(1,200));
What I want to do is to copy the array y bit by bit to array x. In the end x should be something like [257 257 257... 257].
single: 0000 0000 0000 0000 = 0
uint16: 0000 0001 0000 0001 = 1 1
If y get's copied bit by bit to x, the result should be something like:
single: 0000 0001 0000 0001 = 257
Is there a way to do this?
A for loop is not what I'm looking for and the bitor function doesn't work because of different sizes...
Thanks in advance.

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Steven Lord
Steven Lord on 24 Sep 2020
Are you trying to typecast one of the variables into the other?

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