getting rid of empty cells in a cell array

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Hi,
can you please help me with this? I have the following cell array
x = {1,[],'ciao',[],[]};
I want to exclude the empty cells, and get another array like this:
y = {1,'ciao'};
Thank you!

Accepted Answer

Niklas Nylén
Niklas Nylén on 15 Jan 2014
First, check which cells that are empty using the function isempty. Since isempty does not accept cell arrays as input, you can use the cellfun function. This will call a function with each element of a cell array:
index = cellfun(@isempty, x) == 0;
y = x(index)

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Mischa Kim
Mischa Kim on 15 Jan 2014
Edited: Mischa Kim on 15 Jan 2014
Try y=x(~cellfun('isempty',x))
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