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Show site in Site Viewer



show(site) displays the location of the specified transmitter or receiver site using a marker in the current Site Viewer.

show(site,Name,Value) displays site with additional options specified by one or more name-value arguments.


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Create and show the default receiver site.

rx = rxsite
rx = 
  rxsite with properties:

                   Name: 'Site 2'
               Latitude: 42.3021
              Longitude: -71.3764
                Antenna: 'isotropic'
           AntennaAngle: 0
          AntennaHeight: 1
             SystemLoss: 0
    ReceiverSensitivity: -100


Create a transmitter site.

tx = txsite('Name','MathWorks Apple Hill',...
       'Latitude',42.3001, ...

Show the transmitter site.


Hide the transmitter site.


Import and view an STL file. The file models a small conference room with one table and four chairs.

viewer = siteviewer('SceneModel','conferenceroom.stl');

Create a transmitter site near the upper corner of the room and a receiver site above the table. Specify the position using Cartesian coordinates in meters. Then, visualize the sites.

tx = txsite('cartesian', ...
    'AntennaPosition',[-1.46; -1.42; 2.1]);
rx = rxsite('cartesian', ...
    'AntennaPosition',[0.3; 0.3; 0.85]);


Pan by left-clicking, zoom by right-clicking or by using the scroll wheel, and rotate the visualization by clicking the middle button and dragging or by pressing Ctrl and left-clicking and dragging.

Hide the sites.


Input Arguments

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Transmitter or receiver site, specified as a txsite or rxsite object or an array of txsite or rxsite objects.

Name-Value Arguments

Specify optional comma-separated pairs of Name,Value arguments. Name is the argument name and Value is the corresponding value. Name must appear inside quotes. You can specify several name and value pair arguments in any order as Name1,Value1,...,NameN,ValueN.

Example: 'ClusterMarkers',true

Image file, specified as a character vector.

Data Types: char

Width and height of the icon, specified as a 1-by-2 vector of positive numeric values in pixels.

Vertical position of icon relative to site, specified as:

  • 'bottom - Aligns the icon below the site antenna position.

  • 'center' - Aligns the center of the icon to the site antenna position.

  • 'top' - Aligns the icon above the site antenna position.

Combine nearby markers into groups or clusters, specified as true or false.

Data Types: char

Map for visualization of surface data, specified as a siteviewer object.[1]

Data Types: char | string

Option to show a white line from the site down to the nearest surface, specified as numeric or logical 1 (true) or 0 (false).

Data Types: logical

See Also

Introduced in R2017b

[1] Alignment of boundaries and region labels are a presentation of the feature provided by the data vendors and do not imply endorsement by MathWorks®.