How to get first 3 maximum number in a matrix

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Suppose I have a matrix m:
m = [7;1;4;4;12;2;6;10;2];
I want to find first 3 maximum in matrix m, means like:
n = [7;12;10]; % sorting is not issue

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Adam
Adam on 4 Nov 2014
temp = sort( m, 'descend' );
n = temp(1:3);
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Adam
Adam on 5 Nov 2014
[temp, idx] = sort( m, 'descend' );
n = temp(1:3);
idx = idx(1:3);

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Azzi Abdelmalek
Azzi Abdelmalek on 4 Nov 2014
n=sort(m)
n=n(end:end-2)

Matt J
Matt J on 5 Nov 2014
Bruno Luong took the trouble to make a fast MEX implementation

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