I am working on order processing data. I've imported all my data using readtable, done my processing and now need to order the data prior to export.

To do this I have used the below script. This works perfectly well.

`t = movevars(t,varNames,'After','Column_1')`

My challenge comes, if varNames contains a variable which is not in my data set, where I get an error.

I would like to compare varNames with the t.Properties.VariableNames and create new variables with NaNs or Zeros in t where there was not a variable in the table.

I can't come up with a sensible way to do this, my guess was using strcmp?

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