print figure with prescript axes position

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Hi there,
I printed a figure with a black background and axes handle, but can't seem to reduce the margin when saving it using "print" comment.
Please see below example of the code - dimensions is correct, but when i defined axes position as [0 0 1 1] it still leaves some margins on the background (see attached figure).
Any suggestion?
figure;
def.dimensions = [6 6]; % Width & Height in cm
set(gcf, 'PaperPositionMode', 'manual');
set(gcf, 'PaperUnits', 'centimeters','PaperOrientation','Portrait');
xSize = def.dimensions(1); ySize = def.dimensions(2); set(gcf,'paperposition',[0 0 xSize ySize])
ax = axes('Position',[0 0 1 1],'Box','off');
colID = randsample(nCols,1);
plot(x,y,'LineStyle','-','LineWidth', 0.1,'Color', BrightCol.Code(colID));
axis equal;
ax.XAxis.Color = 'none'; ax.YAxis.Color = 'none'; set(ax,'XColor', 'none','YColor','none'); set(ax,'Visible','off');
set(gcf,'color',[0.1 0.1 0.1])
set(gcf, 'InvertHardCopy', 'off');
outdir = [ outputDir,char(nameGroups(i)),'\'];
filename = [outdir,[fileID,'.jpeg']];
print(gcf, filename, '-djpeg', '-r1200');
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Scott MacKenzie
Scott MacKenzie on 17 Jul 2021
It would help if you provided code that can be executed. As is, your code crashes because it accesses unitialized variables.

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Richard Quist
Richard Quist on 28 Nov 2021
Edited: Richard Quist on 28 Nov 2021
If you are using R2020a or later you can use the exportgraphics command:
% in R2020a or later - create file in current directory:
exportgraphics(gcf, 'output.jpg', 'Resolution', 1200);
exportgraphics will eliminate most of the "margins" typically included when using the print command

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