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I am trying to find a way to take the rows of a matrix and put them in a sequence.  For example if i have the matrix 


I want to rewrite it as S:= {111222333}.  

Sorry if this is not clear.  I know how to create a sequence, but I want to be able to use the Matrix and output a sequence without manually inputing the numbers.  

Thank you in advance for your help.  

I am wanting to write a procedure to take a square matrix and have it output a spiral matrix.

for example; M:=Matrix(3,[[1,1,1],[2,2,2],[3,3,3]]);

would turn into


Starting in the top left corner and each row follows around clockwise until you reach the middle.

My first thought was I need to be able to call each element (m_i,j) from a matrix and tell it where to go. I could write a different procedure for each square matrix assigning where the elements in the matrix each should move to. Since I could not get it to work for n.

Here is what i have for a 3x3 matrix

Spiral := proc(a1,a2,a3,b1,b2,b3,c1,c2,c3)
local M,S;

It is very difficult for me to find information about Matrices in Maple. Any hint on using Maple would be appreciated. Thank you.

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