extract a number from 1*1 cell

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alpedhuez
alpedhuez on 15 Dec 2020
Commented: Stephen23 on 16 Dec 2020
I have
tbl2 = 1*1 cell array
{[1.29]}
Name Size Bytes Class Attributes
tbl2 1x1 112 cell
How can one extract a double from this cell array?

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Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 15 Dec 2020
value = tbl{1} % Extract 1.29 from the cell
I think you should really read the FAQ so you get a good intuitive feel for how to use cell arrays and when to use braces, brackets, and parentheses:

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Sibi
Sibi on 15 Dec 2020
Edited: Sibi on 15 Dec 2020
cell2mat(tbl2)
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Stephen23
Stephen23 on 16 Dec 2020
Edited: Stephen23 on 16 Dec 2020
Basic cell array indexing (as Image Analyst showed) is the simpler, efficient, correct approach. Using CELL2MAT is unnecessarily slow and complex for this trivial task.

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