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joinWords

Convert documents to string by joining words

Syntax

newStr = joinWords(documents)
newStr = joinWords(documents,delim)

Description

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newStr = joinWords(documents) converts a tokenizedDocument array to a string array by joining the words in each document with a space.

example

newStr = joinWords(documents,delim) joins the words with delimiter delim instead of a space.

Examples

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Convert a tokenizedDocument array to a string array by joining the words with a space.

documents = tokenizedDocument([ 
    "an example of a short sentence"
    "a second short sentence"])
documents = 
  2x1 tokenizedDocument:

    6 tokens: an example of a short sentence
    4 tokens: a second short sentence

str = joinWords(documents)
str = 2x1 string array
    "an example of a short sentence"
    "a second short sentence"

Convert a tokenizedDocument array to a string array by joining the words with an underscore.

str = joinWords(documents,"_")
str = 2x1 string array
    "an_example_of_a_short_sentence"
    "a_second_short_sentence"

Input Arguments

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Input documents, specified as a tokenizedDocument array.

Delimiter to join words, specified as a string scalar, character vector, or scalar cell array containing a character vector.

Example: "_"

Example: '_'

Example: {'_'}

Data Types: char | string | cell

Output Arguments

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Output text, returned as a string array, a character vector, or cell array of character vectors. str and newStr have the same data type.

Introduced in R2017b