# Source code for cvxpy.atoms.affine.vec

"""
Copyright 2013 Steven Diamond
Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
You may obtain a copy of the License at
http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
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distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
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"""
from cvxpy.expressions.expression import Expression
from cvxpy.atoms.affine.reshape import reshape
[docs]def vec(X):
"""Flattens the matrix X into a vector in column-major order.
Parameters
----------
X : Expression or numeric constant
The matrix to flatten.
Returns
-------
Expression
An Expression representing the flattened matrix.
"""
X = Expression.cast_to_const(X)
return reshape(X, (X.size,))