[Eeglablist] Unrecognized function or variable 'set_chanid'.

Delorme, Arnaud adelorme at ucsd.edu
Fri Apr 9 10:32:49 PDT 2021

Dear Claudia,

The function is std_chaninds. set_chanid is a function from BCILAB so you would need to install BCILAB.

Best wishes,


> On Apr 8, 2021, at 4:09 PM, Krogmeier, Claudia M via eeglablist <eeglablist at sccn.ucsd.edu> wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to get the channel index of F3, for example.
> I modified this code on the eeglab tutorial page, but it is likely outdated:
> leftindex = set_chanid(EEG, {'F3'});
> rightindex = set_chanid(EEG, {'F4'});
> The error I receive is in the title: Unrecognized function or variable 'set_chanid'
> I have found a few things in the eeglab list but I have not been able to get the index using the channel name yet.
> I have a dataset in which many channels are removed, so I would like to know the new channel indices for various electrodes, using the name of the electrode.
> Thank you for the help!
> Claudia
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