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## find number position

 hi, i want to find lowest number position a=[5 18 4 nan] sort(a) 4 5 18 nan if i write : find(a==4) is not correct...i get  ans = 0 how can i position lowest number? thank you -- Sent from: http://octave.1599824.n4.nabble.com/Octave-General-f1599825.html
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## Re: find number position

 On Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 8:09 PM turbofib <[hidden email]> wrote:hi, i want to find lowest number position a=[5 18 4 nan] sort(a) 4 5 18 nan if i write : find(a==4) is not correct...i get  ans = 0 how can i position lowest number? thank you -- Sent from: http://octave.1599824.n4.nabble.com/Octave-General-f1599825.html this works for me :-)a=[5 18 4 nan]b=sort(a)b(1)c=find(a==b(1))-- DAS Open this post in threaded view
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## Re: find number position

 In reply to this post by turbofib turbofib wrote > hi, > i want to find lowest number position > a=[5 18 4 nan] > sort(a) > > 4 5 18 nan > > if i write : > > find(a==4) is not correct...i get  ans = 0 > > > > how can i position lowest number? thank you > -- > Sent from: > http://octave.1599824.n4.nabble.com/Octave-General-f1599825.htmlHi, The following works perfectly: find (min (a)) and find (a==4) returns 3, as expected. Pantxo -- Sent from: http://octave.1599824.n4.nabble.com/Octave-General-f1599825.html