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strncmp


Compares first n characters of strings.


Syntax


res = strncmp(s1, s2, n)

Input argument


s1

a string, string array or cell of strings.

s2

a string, string array or cell of strings.

n

an integer value: numbers of characters to compare.

Output argument


res

a logical: true if the two are identical and false otherwise.

Description


strncmp compares the first n characters of two strings (case sensitive).

Example


strncmp('Nelson', 'nelSon', 3)
strncmp('Nelson', 'Nelson', 3)

A = {'Nel', 'son'; 'Toolboxes', 'Modules'}
B = {'Handle', 'Struct'; 'Toolboxes', 'Modules'}
C = {'C', 'Contents'; 'Nel', 'son'}
strncmp(A, B, 2)
strncmp(A, C, 2)
strncmp(C, 'C', 4)

See also


strcmp.

History


Version Description
1.0.0 initial version

Author


Allan CORNET

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