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search smaller string array to bigger string array

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joms
joms on 22 Jan 2021
Edited: joms on 22 Jan 2021
how can i search 'selected' string array to bigger 'alllistarray' and index as 'mask'
selected={'a', 'gg' 'c'}
Alllist={'a', 'b' ,'d' 'ee' ,'ff' 'gg',}
%%result should be like this
mask=[0 0 1]

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Matt J
Matt J on 22 Jan 2021
Edited: Matt J on 22 Jan 2021
selected={'a', 'gg' 'c'};
Alllist={'a', 'b' ,'d' 'ee' ,'ff' 'gg'};
mask = ~ismember(selected,Alllist)
mask = 1x3 logical array
0 0 1
or
mask = ~contains(selected,Alllist)
mask = 1x3 logical array
0 0 1

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