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Plotting with four y-axes in the same figure, with multiple datasets against one of the y-axes

While there are a lot of FEX options out there, I really think it's easier to manually control things once you start playing aro...

Plotting with four y-axes in the same figure, with multiple datasets against one of the y-axes

While there are a lot of FEX options out there, I really think it's easier to manually control things once you start playing aro...

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How do I create a 2d surface plot for a function of x and y?

Change fxy = sin(x).*cos(y) to fxy = sin(xm).*cos(ym)

How do I create a 2d surface plot for a function of x and y?

Change fxy = sin(x).*cos(y) to fxy = sin(xm).*cos(ym)

27 days ago | 1

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Plotting contourf with discrete x axis

The contour function always assumes your input data are points on a surface that can be linearly interpolated between. To get a...

Plotting contourf with discrete x axis

The contour function always assumes your input data are points on a surface that can be linearly interpolated between. To get a...

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what does the string #ok<NASGU> mean in the code editior

That code disables the Code Analyzer from suggesting changes to the syntax. Specifically, <NASGU> refers the the ID associated ...

what does the string #ok<NASGU> mean in the code editior

That code disables the Code Analyzer from suggesting changes to the syntax. Specifically, <NASGU> refers the the ID associated ...

6 months ago | 1

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How to combine all columns of an array into one column?

Are the values in A always going to be less than 10? If not, what answer do you want? I see two possibilities; treat each valu...

How to combine all columns of an array into one column?

Are the values in A always going to be less than 10? If not, what answer do you want? I see two possibilities; treat each valu...

6 months ago | 0

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(mapping toolbox) Map axes xdata, ydata and zdata meaning?

Map axes apply a geographic transform to convert the geographic coordinates to the projection used by the map axis. You can per...

(mapping toolbox) Map axes xdata, ydata and zdata meaning?

Map axes apply a geographic transform to convert the geographic coordinates to the projection used by the map axis. You can per...

7 months ago | 2

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cut out section of x axis

Rather than shifting data and manually overriding tick labels, I prefer to use multiple axes to achieve breaks like this. The a...

cut out section of x axis

Rather than shifting data and manually overriding tick labels, I prefer to use multiple axes to achieve breaks like this. The a...

7 months ago | 2

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Plotting X, Y cordintions with a line short line that indicates the angle

With quiver, the u and v arguments represent the horizontal and vertical components of the arrow you want to draw. You can calc...

Plotting X, Y cordintions with a line short line that indicates the angle

With quiver, the u and v arguments represent the horizontal and vertical components of the arrow you want to draw. You can calc...

7 months ago | 1

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How can I assign several values from cell-array tovariables?

I think you'll need to use a quick intermediate variable so you can convert the numeric array to a comma-separated list: tmp = ...

How can I assign several values from cell-array tovariables?

I think you'll need to use a quick intermediate variable so you can convert the numeric array to a comma-separated list: tmp = ...

7 months ago | 1

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How to use animated line

A couple notes here... First, plotting a graph object creates a GraphPlot object, not a line, so it can't be used (out of the b...

How to use animated line

A couple notes here... First, plotting a graph object creates a GraphPlot object, not a line, so it can't be used (out of the b...

7 months ago | 1

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Creating a graph with both descending and ascending x-axis and one y-axis

Does this do approximately what you want? ax(1) = axes('position', [0.1 0.1 0.4 0.8], 'box', 'off', 'yaxisloc', 'left', 'xdir',...

Creating a graph with both descending and ascending x-axis and one y-axis

Does this do approximately what you want? ax(1) = axes('position', [0.1 0.1 0.4 0.8], 'box', 'off', 'yaxisloc', 'left', 'xdir',...

10 months ago | 1

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Colour range in a surfplot

By default, a surf plot uses faceted shading, which means that each face is a solid color, determined by a single vertex in that...

Colour range in a surfplot

By default, a surf plot uses faceted shading, which means that each face is a solid color, determined by a single vertex in that...

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How to change the origin from (0,0) to different coordinates in a plot

You don't need to move the axis; you need to provide x-values for your data. Right now, you're using the ydata-only option for ...

How to change the origin from (0,0) to different coordinates in a plot

You don't need to move the axis; you need to provide x-values for your data. Right now, you're using the ydata-only option for ...

12 months ago | 0

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I got "The expression to the left of the equals sign is not a valid target for an assignment."

As others have pointed out, i is already assigned the value you want by default. But assuming it weren't, the proper way to ass...

I got "The expression to the left of the equals sign is not a valid target for an assignment."

As others have pointed out, i is already assigned the value you want by default. But assuming it weren't, the proper way to ass...

12 months ago | 0

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Create a Matrix with Specific Pattern for Changing Values

Create a grid of values, then unwrap: xval = [-3*pi/4 -3*pi/8 0]; [a,b,c] = ndgrid(x,x,x); x = [c(:) b(:) a(:)]

Create a Matrix with Specific Pattern for Changing Values

Create a grid of values, then unwrap: xval = [-3*pi/4 -3*pi/8 0]; [a,b,c] = ndgrid(x,x,x); x = [c(:) b(:) a(:)]

12 months ago | 0

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How do I insert multiple vectors as diagonals in the same matrix?

You're close... you just need to add the matrices together: A = diag(v,1) + diag(v,-1) + diag(v1,0)

How do I insert multiple vectors as diagonals in the same matrix?

You're close... you just need to add the matrices together: A = diag(v,1) + diag(v,-1) + diag(v1,0)

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How to concentrate matrices of different row length (same column length) into one matrix by unfolding each of the matrices to the smallest row length conatining numbers not nan

Do any of your matrices have non-trailing blank/all-NaN lines that you want to preserve? Or are you just trying to strip out th...

How to concentrate matrices of different row length (same column length) into one matrix by unfolding each of the matrices to the smallest row length conatining numbers not nan

Do any of your matrices have non-trailing blank/all-NaN lines that you want to preserve? Or are you just trying to strip out th...

12 months ago | 2

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find the shortest path

Take a look at graph and digraph objects; the shortestpath function provides several different algorithms to calculate this for ...

find the shortest path

Take a look at graph and digraph objects; the shortestpath function provides several different algorithms to calculate this for ...

12 months ago | 2

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how to use color sets in maps by defining intervals in matlab (for example: lower than 10 , between 10 and 50 , between 50 and 200, between 200 and 1000, greater than 1000). thanks

What are you trying to do with those color intervals? Create a colorbar? Or perhaps a contour plot? If the latter, you can tr...

how to use color sets in maps by defining intervals in matlab (for example: lower than 10 , between 10 and 50 , between 50 and 200, between 200 and 1000, greater than 1000). thanks

What are you trying to do with those color intervals? Create a colorbar? Or perhaps a contour plot? If the latter, you can tr...

12 months ago | 1

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Remove data elements of the legend from figure

Technically, you can delete parts of a legend, but I only know how to do it via code, not via to UI. I should mention that us...

Remove data elements of the legend from figure

Technically, you can delete parts of a legend, but I only know how to do it via code, not via to UI. I should mention that us...

12 months ago | 1

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How to plot four subfigures in one figure? Rather than subplot

I think the only slightly difficult part of this would be the modified x-ticks. When I create adjacent axes like this, I prefer...

How to plot four subfigures in one figure? Rather than subplot

I think the only slightly difficult part of this would be the modified x-ticks. When I create adjacent axes like this, I prefer...

12 months ago | 1

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Matrix dimension does not agree when using .*

When you calculate Y = diff(X,n) where X is a vector, Y will have length length(X)-n. So you need to adjust X accordingly wh...

Matrix dimension does not agree when using .*

When you calculate Y = diff(X,n) where X is a vector, Y will have length length(X)-n. So you need to adjust X accordingly wh...

12 months ago | 0

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How to display the data points on my graph?

Add a hold after your scatter plot: scatter(rand(10,1), rand(10,1)); hold on fplot(@(x) x, [0 1])

How to display the data points on my graph?

Add a hold after your scatter plot: scatter(rand(10,1), rand(10,1)); hold on fplot(@(x) x, [0 1])

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Plot a drawn, filled shape at each data point

A single multi-faceted patch will render more quickly than lots of individual rectangles. And this option allows your marker to...

Plot a drawn, filled shape at each data point

A single multi-faceted patch will render more quickly than lots of individual rectangles. And this option allows your marker to...

1 year ago | 0

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Why am I getting the error "Array indices must be positive integers or logical values."?

My guess is you have a variable named eig sitting in your workspace. So when you try to call the eig function, the variable is ...

Why am I getting the error "Array indices must be positive integers or logical values."?

My guess is you have a variable named eig sitting in your workspace. So when you try to call the eig function, the variable is ...

1 year ago | 3

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Why does Matlab say my function is undefined?

If you strip out most of the commands, the main structure of your code looks like this: n=input('Enter an integer for two, th...

Why does Matlab say my function is undefined?

If you strip out most of the commands, the main structure of your code looks like this: n=input('Enter an integer for two, th...

1 year ago | 0

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netcdf reading parameters "Error using double Out of memory. Type HELP MEMORY for your options"

What does the ncdisp command tell you about the variable sizes? Just paste the output of the following: ncdisp('dataset-oc-med...

netcdf reading parameters "Error using double Out of memory. Type HELP MEMORY for your options"

What does the ncdisp command tell you about the variable sizes? Just paste the output of the following: ncdisp('dataset-oc-med...

1 year ago | 2

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Why does this data file cause Matlab to lock-up?

This is just a guess, but... Did you have a script named TrajData.m open in the editor at the time you first made the typo? Mat...

Why does this data file cause Matlab to lock-up?

This is just a guess, but... Did you have a script named TrajData.m open in the editor at the time you first made the typo? Mat...

1 year ago | 1

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attach a field to a shapefile and plot it

Do you need to actually add a new field to the shapefiles themselves? Or just add it to the read-in structure in Matlab? If ...

attach a field to a shapefile and plot it

Do you need to actually add a new field to the shapefiles themselves? Or just add it to the read-in structure in Matlab? If ...

1 year ago | 1

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How can I write an unformated string to file, i.e., without interpreting % and any other special characters

You can pass the string as a parameter to a simple '%s' formatter, rather than using the string itself as a format: >> fpri...

How can I write an unformated string to file, i.e., without interpreting % and any other special characters

You can pass the string as a parameter to a simple '%s' formatter, rather than using the string itself as a format: >> fpri...

1 year ago | 1

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