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Creating variables consisting of many elements

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Gratitude Kim
Gratitude Kim on 4 Aug 2017
Commented: Andrei Bobrov on 4 Aug 2017
I want to create a variable consisting of X1 to X10 . Is there an easy way instead of typing X1 to X10?
V1={'X1','X2','X3','X4','X5','X6','X7','X8','X9','X10'}
Thanks
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Daniel Burke
Daniel Burke on 4 Aug 2017
From your question it looks like you want V1 to be a cell array of strings, ranging from 'X1' to 'X10', this code should do the trick if that is your goal:
V1 = cell(1,10)
for i = 1:10
V1{i} = ['X' num2str(i)]
end


Philip Borghesani
Philip Borghesani on 4 Aug 2017
If you don't mind strings and have R2017a I like:
"x"+(1:10)
Or if you want a cell array or have 2016b:
cellstr(string('x')+(1:10))

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