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magic (MathScript RT Module Function)

LabVIEW 2012 MathScript RT Module Help

Edition Date: June 2012

Part Number: 373123C-01

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Owning Class: matrix

Requires: MathScript RT Module


c = magic(a)


Generates a magic square. A magic square has equal row, column, and diagonal sums. If you can express the width of the square as an odd number or as a multiple of 4, the magic square is a diabolic, or pandiagonal, square whose subdiagonal sums also equal the diagonal sums.



Name Description
a Specifies the size of the magic square. a is an integer greater than 2.


Name Description
c Returns an a-by-a magic square. The elements in c are integers from 1 to a^2. c is a matrix.


The following table lists the support characteristics of this function.

Supported in the LabVIEW Run-Time Engine Yes
Supported on RT targets Yes
Suitable for bounded execution times on RT Not characterized


A = magic(10)


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