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mwSize (C)

C type for mxArray size values

Description

mwSize is a type that represents size values, such as array dimensions. Use this function for cross-platform flexibility. By default, mwSize is equivalent to size_t. mwSize is an unsigned type, meaning a nonnegative integer.

When using the mex -compatibleArrayDims switch, mwSize is equivalent to int.

The C header file containing this type is:

#include "matrix.h"
Introduced before R2006a