In Matlab r2010b, how to find that string contains japanese character?
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In Matlab R2010b, is there any function to know that string contain Japanese characters? or is there any function that check the given char is Japanese character or not?
1)abc - it should return false
2)aあc - it should return true
3)漢字 - it should return true
if there is no direct method in matlab, then how can I check by any other way?
C.J. Harris on 13 Jan 2016
Depends on what you define as Japanese. The Hiragana characters have an Unicode range from 12352-12447, while the Katagana characters have a Unicode range from 12448-12543. Therefore, to check for both:
lLowerRange = 12352;
lUpperRange = 12543;
A = 'aあc';
B = 'abc';
any(double(A)>=lLowerRange & double(A)<=lUpperRange)
any(double(B)>=lLowerRange & double(B)<=lUpperRange)