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MATLAB: Too many output arguments

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Leonard
Leonard on 3 Oct 2014
Commented: Leonard on 3 Oct 2014
I'm fairly new to MATLAB but it seems to me that the following line should be correct:
[x,y,z] = [1,2,3]
Why am I getting a "Too many output arguments." error?
x,y,z are unused variables and I've even declared them each as zeros(1).
Thanks!

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Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 3 Oct 2014
[1,2,3] is an expression that produces a single thing : an array. You are trying to assign the single thing to 3 separate things . That's the explanation. If you want fix, use deal or assign the 3 variables separately in 3 separate lines.

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Azzi Abdelmalek
Azzi Abdelmalek on 3 Oct 2014
x=1
y=2
z=3

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