Error using when cell2mat (with string characters)

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Hi, I have the following cell array that I would like to convert into a matrix with cell2mat() :
Matrix =
7×1 cell array
{'Longueur d''onde' }
{'Position 0.txt' }
{'Position_4200.txt' }
{'Position_9100.txt' }
However, I get the following error :
Error using cat
Dimensions of arrays being concatenated are not consistent.
Error in cell2mat (line 83)
m{n} = cat(1,c{:,n});
It surely has something to do with the string characters, but I'm clueless at what I should do.
Thanks for your help!
Thomas Côté
Thomas Côté on 11 Jun 2019
Edited: Thomas Côté on 11 Jun 2019
Thanks for your help!
Indeed, I shouldn't have used Matrix as the name of the cell array.
However, you answered my underlying question to all of that, which was what kind of data can we put into a MAT type and that's only numeric values. I'll just have to proceed differently.
(edited) Silly me, i wanted to play with the characters inside the "Matrix" as if they were numeric values, but I'll have to use structures or strings instead.
Have a great day!

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Matt J
Matt J on 11 Jun 2019
Edited: Matt J on 11 Jun 2019

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