combine two regexprep into one

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Vincent I
Vincent I on 3 Jun 2013
Hi, I was wondering if I can reduce the two lines of code into one? Thank you
selected = regexprep(selected, ' ',' ');
selected = regexprep(selected, '<.*?>','');

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Daniel Shub
Daniel Shub on 3 Jun 2013
I have no idea what you are trying to do. My regex foo is weak, but I am pretty sure for your example you can just replace both lines with
selected = selected;
For a more general one line solution you could do
selected = regexprep(regexprep(selected, ' ',' '), '<.*?>','');
Are you trying to find a single regex expression that does the (non) replacement?
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Daniel Shub
Daniel Shub on 3 Jun 2013
It may work, but I wouldn't do it. The way you have it is so much more readable and maintainable.

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Sean de Wolski
Sean de Wolski on 3 Jun 2013
Why bother?
That works and is likely easier to understand!
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Vincent I
Vincent I on 3 Jun 2013
I'm trying to reduce the amount of code....

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