Find location of exact string
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Tejashree Pawar on 11 Mar 2021
Using this line fo code to find "Sine Delta 2" in my xml file which also contains "Cosine Delta 2" and the code returns locaion for both instead of just for "Sine".
How do i return location of the exact string?
row_idx_SineDelta2 = find(~cellfun('isempty',strfind(data,'sine delta 2')))
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Edited: Jorg Woehl on 11 Mar 2021
Starting with R2020b, you can use pattern with strfind, which allows you to only find matches if they are preceded by a nonletter character (i.e. if the search string starts a new word):
pat = letterBoundary + 'sine delta 2';
Note that this is case-sensitive; in your code you are searching for 'sine delta 2', but you mention 'Sine Delta 2' in your introduction...