bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #43683, Cell array on interpreter screen

 
 

bug #43683: Cell array on interpreter screen

Submitted by:  José Luis García Pallero <jgpallero>
Submitted on:  Mon 24 Nov 2014 02:28:23 PM UTC  
 
Category: InterpreterSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Feature Request
Status: NoneAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Open
Release: devOperating System: Any

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Mon 24 Nov 2014 08:45:10 PM UTC, comment #1:

For a plain cell array, I'm in favor.

But what happens if a cell array contains another cell array, and maybe that contains a few structs? Nicely columnized output isn't possible then.
What does Matlab do?

Philip Nienhuis <philipnienhuis>
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Mon 24 Nov 2014 02:28:23 PM UTC, original submission:

Hello:

In the GNU Octave interpreter, if I create a cell array as, for example

I obtain on the screen the result

But in Matlab I obtain

I think the Matkab's output is better than tha Octave one, as it presents the cell array in a more intiutive form (as a matrix) than Octave.

It would be nice if GNU Octave use tha same behavior as Matlab for the cell array on screen output

José Luis García Pallero <jgpallero>

 

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