Access elements/fields from a struct

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Philip  Spratt
Philip Spratt 2013 年 6 月 25 日
コメント済み: Jan 2018 年 2 月 8 日
I am generating a struct variable, returned from a SOAP API query, and am struggling to access the elements or fields contained within the struct.
When ever use: I 'disp(structVariable)'
It returns the dimensions of the struct.
I do not know the fieldnames contained in the struct either.
Is there an easy way to access a struct without knowing the fieldnames, then maybe send each element to a text file?
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Philip  Spratt
Philip Spratt 2013 年 6 月 26 日
Realised I needed to use the below. There are multiple struct variables at each level with the different information (nested struct). I suppose the data is there, just thought it may have been easier to output as a simple text file without having to go through each struct (array).
abstr.PubmedArticle(1).MedlineCitation abstr.PubmedArticle(1).PubmedData



Iain 2013 年 6 月 25 日
Sounds like you have something like:
b = dir('C:\Windows\');
names = fieldnames(b(1));
for i = 1:numel(names)
value{i} = getfield(b(1),names{i})
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Jan 2018 年 2 月 8 日
Or easier:
value = struct2cell(b(1));


その他の回答 (3 件)

Tom 2013 年 6 月 25 日
編集済み: Jan 2018 年 2 月 8 日
Structures can be referenced dynamically, i.e. using variable names not strings the user has written. In this case you have to put brackets around the dynamic reference.
is the same as
So then,
n = 'a';
can be used instead. the FIELDNAMES function can be used to get the field names of a structure.
S.a = 'test';
S.b = 1;
S.c = rand(2);
fNames = fieldnames(S);
for n = 1:length(fNames)
You can then use FPRINTF or something similar to write to a text file.
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mohammad alhayani
mohammad alhayani 2018 年 2 月 8 日
thanks alot... ^_^ you helped me with my project.... so thanks..


Muthu Annamalai
Muthu Annamalai 2013 年 6 月 25 日
In addition to the excellent answers posted by @Iain, and @Tom, you may also want to look at MATLAB support for JSON from the FileExchange

Image Analyst
Image Analyst 2013 年 6 月 25 日
You can just type the variable name on the command line, or as just a single line in a script, to learn what the field names are. No semicolon or anything. Just the variable name itself:
It will show you what the field names are, and their values. Then, once you know that, you can write code to write them out to a text file using fprintf(). If you don't know the fields and the fields change all the time, then you can use code the others gave you. But I don't think this is your case - in your case the variable returned from your SOAP API query will have the same fields every time, right? What does it show when you put "structVariable" on its own line?


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