MATLAB: Conversion of [h,m,s] to h:m:s


How can I depict the time as a ax1 matrix in the form h:m:s instead of a ax3 matrix showing hour, minute and second in different columns?

Best Answer

  • You can easily convert the numeric array to a character array using sprintf:
    >> A = [12,34,15;16,02,59];
    >> B = reshape(sprintf('%02d:%02d:%02d',A'),[],size(A,1))'
    B =
    And simply wrap this in a cellstr to get these as strings in a cell array:
    >> cellstr(B)
    ans =
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