# struct2cell

Convert structure to cell array

## Syntax

``C = struct2cell(S)``

## Description

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````C = struct2cell(S)` converts a structure into a cell array. The cell array `C` contains values copied from the fields of `S`.The `struct2cell` function does not return field names. To return the field names in a cell array, use the `fieldnames` function.```

## Examples

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Create a structure.

```S.x = linspace(0,2*pi); S.y = sin(S.x); S.title = 'y = sin(x)'```
```S = struct with fields: x: [0 0.0635 0.1269 0.1904 0.2539 0.3173 0.3808 0.4443 0.5077 ... ] y: [0 0.0634 0.1266 0.1893 0.2511 0.3120 0.3717 0.4298 0.4862 ... ] title: 'y = sin(x)' ```

Convert `S` to a cell array.

`C = struct2cell(S)`
```C=3×1 cell array {[0 0.0635 0.1269 0.1904 0.2539 0.3173 0.3808 0.4443 0.5077 0.5712 ... ]} {[0 0.0634 0.1266 0.1893 0.2511 0.3120 0.3717 0.4298 0.4862 0.5406 ... ]} {'y = sin(x)' } ```

The cell array does not include field names. To return the field names in a cell array, use the `fieldnames` function. `fieldnames` and `struct2cell` return the field names and the values in the same order.

`fields = fieldnames(S)`
```fields = 3x1 cell {'x' } {'y' } {'title'} ```

## Input Arguments

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Input structure array. `S` can be a structure array of any size. If `S` is an `m`-by-`n` structure array with `p` fields, then `C` is a `p`-by-`m`-by-`n` cell array.

## Version History

Introduced before R2006a