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set_var_col_const

PURPOSE ^

Assigns an index to a field that is named after given variable

SYNOPSIS ^

function col = set_var_col_const(var_list)

DESCRIPTION ^

 Assigns an index to a field that is named after given variable

 col = set_var_col_const(var_list);

 This is a generic mechanism for assigning an index to a field that is named
 after a variable in the variable list. This allows for scripts to index into
 data using names and saves the script author from having to do strmatch()
 lookups each time.

 See also: set_form_col_const.m for a fixed set of column IDs


 Copyright (c) 2007-2012 The Regents of the University of California
 All Rights Reserved

 Author:
 01/26/07 Petr Janata

CROSS-REFERENCE INFORMATION ^

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SOURCE CODE ^

0001 function col = set_var_col_const(var_list)
0002 % Assigns an index to a field that is named after given variable
0003 %
0004 % col = set_var_col_const(var_list);
0005 %
0006 % This is a generic mechanism for assigning an index to a field that is named
0007 % after a variable in the variable list. This allows for scripts to index into
0008 % data using names and saves the script author from having to do strmatch()
0009 % lookups each time.
0010 %
0011 % See also: set_form_col_const.m for a fixed set of column IDs
0012 %
0013 %
0014 % Copyright (c) 2007-2012 The Regents of the University of California
0015 % All Rights Reserved
0016 %
0017 % Author:
0018 % 01/26/07 Petr Janata
0019 
0020 for ivar = 1:length(var_list)
0021   col.(var_list{ivar}) = ivar;
0022 end

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