Converts a numeric vector into a cell vector of strings.


Updated Thu, 17 Jul 2008 09:18:22 +0000

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This function converts a numeric vector into a cell vector of strings. Each element of the cell contains the string conversion of the corresponding entry in the numeric vector, prefixed and postfixed by strings provided by the user. The format for numeric to string conversion can also be specified.
Useful for creating legend labels or tick labels.

Cite As

Marco Cococcioni (2023). NUM2LAB (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2007a
Compatible with any release
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Version Published Release Notes

Core function replaced with the more efficient version based on the use of cellstr and num2str (thanks to Jos).