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Why am I getting "Subscripted assignment dimension mismatch."

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Alex
Alex on 29 Nov 2018
Edited: Ken Atwell on 3 Jan 2019
Hello,
I keep getting this error when I run the code on a certain dataset. but have used this code before without problems. For some reason it does not work past the second iteration.
for k=1:29
h(k,:) =sprintf('aircraft at %3.4f degrees latitude', parnam{1,k}.data(1,1)) ;
end
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Ken Atwell
Ken Atwell on 30 Nov 2018
Edited: Ken Atwell on 3 Jan 2019
It looks like you're trying to create a 2D matrix of char(acter)s. For this to work, each char vector needs to be exactly the same length. If you are on a recent-ish version of MATLAB, a vector of string might serve you better:
h = strings(1,29);
for k=1:29
h(k) =sprintf('aircraft at %3.4f degrees latitude', parnam{1,k}.data(1,1)) ;
end
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Alex
Alex on 1 Dec 2018
Yes, I use R2010A. This works for initializing the string vector. Thank you.
h = cell(1,29);

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