converting cell array to matrix

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I have a cell array a = {'a' , 'b' , 'c' ,'d' , 'e'}
I need to convert a cell array to matix with ','(comma in between)
my answer should be a = a,b,c,d,e
how can i do it?
thanks a lot
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Guillaume
Guillaume on 16 Jun 2015
While technically
a = 'a,b,c,d,e';
is a matrix. Calling it a char array or a string would make more sense.
It certainly begs the question: do you understand the differences (or lack of) between a matrix of numbers and a matrix of characters?

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Andrei Bobrov
Andrei Bobrov on 16 Jun 2015
Edited: Andrei Bobrov on 16 Jun 2015
a = {'a' , 'b' , 'c' ,'d' , 'e'};
a = sprintf('%c,',[a{:}]);
a = a(1:end-1);
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Titus Edelhofer
Titus Edelhofer on 17 Jun 2015
@Guillaume: nothing wrong with strjoin except that I did not know it ;-)

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