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Matlab Question: How to assign a new name to an amended matrix

  1. Oct 22, 2012 #1
    I have to replace some matrix columns with some vectors. I am currently copying the original matrix and replacing the column of the matrix I have copied eg:

    matrix_1 = matrix_2
    matrix_2(:,4) = vector_1

    This works fine, but I was wondering if it was possible to maybe amend the original matrix and assign the result a new name?

    something like:

    (matrix_1(:,4) = vector_1) = matrix_2 'I know this is nonsense, I'm just trying to explain what I mean.'

    You can probably tell that I have only just picked up the Matlab book so please bear in mind that my knowledge is very very basic.

    Thanks

    Steve
     
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