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Number of polyshape sides



N = numsides(polyin) returns the number of sides of a polyshape object.

N = numsides(polyin,I) returns the number of sides of the Ith boundary of polyin.

This syntax is only supported when polyin is a scalar polyshape object.


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Create a polygon and determine its number of sides.

t = 0:0.5:2*pi;
P = [cos(t)' sin(t)'];
polyin = polyshape(P);

N = numsides(polyin)
N = 13

Input Arguments

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Input polyshape, specified as a scalar, vector, matrix, or multidimensional array.

Data Types: polyshape

Boundary index, specified as a scalar integer or vector of integers. Each element of I corresponds to a single boundary of the input polyshape.

Data Types: double | single | int8 | int16 | int32 | int64 | uint8 | uint16 | uint32 | uint64

Extended Capabilities

Version History

Introduced in R2017b