Make legend for lines matlab answers matlab central. Compress the size or reduce the line spacing of a legend. To fix this the entire legend must be reconstructed. Legend position on a plot matlab answers matlab central. This property specifies the next color matlab selects from the axes colororder property when it creates the next plot object such as a line, scatter, or bar object. Specify the legend location and orientation by setting the location and orientation properties as namevalue. Im trying to make a legend in a matlab figure that takes less space, in particular vertical size. For a list of legend text object properties, see text properties. Use the peer field of the event data structure to access properties of the chart object associated with the clicked legend item. Christoforos kanavakis on 23 mar 2018 accepted answer. On the text tab, edit the line spacing % list enter value or choose from list.
Filled 2d contour plot matlab contourf mathworks benelux. Jiros pick this week is a feature that allows you to create interactive legends using callbacks this week, id like to highlight one of the new r2016a features that just came out a couple of weeks ago. So im trying to create a multiple line legend with, say, half of the data on one line and the rest of it on the line below. Dec 30, 2012 long dashes in a dashed line matlab plot. Legend line spacing in r2014b matlab answers matlab central. By default, new plots clear existing plots and reset axes properties, such as the title. The column and row indices of z are the x and y coordinates in the plane, respectively. It also allows user to set legend or text label colors to be the same as the plot. Setting breakpoints, running program, single stepping, looking at results. Text to follow plot color and control of multi line spacing. Contour chart appearance and behavior matlab mathworks espana. If the line has markers, then the line width also affects the marker edges.
For example, the following code generates the following image. In the text tab of this dialog, for the line spacing % item, select a value from the dropdown list or enter a value in the combo box directly. When i search in the product help i find examples for changing almost everything else, but cant find anything about this. Doubleclick on the legend object to open the legend dialog box. The first two values, left and bottom, specify the distance from the lower left corner of the figure to the lower left corner of the legend. Specify the legend descriptions in the order that you plot the lines. For the third output fz and the outputs that follow, the nth output is the gradient along the nth dimension of f. Adjust line space between lines in text object including legend. Display a superscript in the title using the character. Create an axis and line handles by changing the very first line of the addaxis.
The string for my legend is too long to fit into one line. You also can access the title through the title property of the legend object. The last two values, width and height, specify the legend dimensions. Theres not enough whitespace between the first legend entry and. Please note, when you set the line spacing% to, the space between the lines in the legend will follow the setting of line spacing in. Matlab graphics give you control over these visual characteristics. Add a legend to the graph that identifies each data set using the legend function. However, you can use the hold on command to combine multiple plots in the same axes. Then, it cycles through the colors again with each additional line style. Official matlab subreddit a place to discuss the matlab programming language and its implementation. Change line width of lines in matplotlib pyplot legend. Jan 20, 2016 from the matlab file exchange ive used a function called clickablelegend which allows you to switch the plotted data on and off by clicking on the legend key. Please note, when you set the line spacing % to, the space between the lines in the legend will follow the setting of line spacing in the text fonts page of options dialog. If axes exist in the specified position, then this command makes the axes the current axes.
How do i turn off the latex interpreter in my legend. Change the color, line style, and transparency of grid lines for an area plot. Use the format function at the command line, for example. I tried several scripts on file exchange that are meant to improve the dash line spacing by. For each line plotted, the legend shows a sample of the line type, marker symbol, and color beside the text label you specify. The problem is when i place this in my paper, the whole image is reduced in size and the legend entries are too close together. Greek letters and special characters in chart text matlab. Go to property in the menu contents of the legend and make changes in the line spacing 2. If you specify the point spacing, then gradient scales the differences appropriately. The result is that the keys are too close together. I used plottools in the command line to open up all the editing windows like plot browser, property editor, figure pallette. Bar chart appearance and behavior matlab mathworks france.
Change figure legend horizontal spacing matlab answers. To learn how to edit properties of the legend produced by this function in matlab releases prior to r2018a, see the link below. Legend line spacing in r2014b matlab answers matlab. Follow 227 views last 30 days arthur brigatto on 27 may 2015. Follow 183 views last 30 days matthew on 8 jan 2019. Ok, thanks, i didnt look carefully enough at the doc legend, but i found that even if i only plotted 1 line, and set up 1 legend, i can find two line object in hobj, only the first handle in hobj is the real line handle, because i set its linewidth, i saw the change. Unlike in the default legend command, where the legend is positioned relative to the labeled objects parent axis according to one of 16 location strings, this function positions the legend based on two anchor points one on either the figure or a child object of a figure, and one on the legend itself and a buffer or offset between these two.
I have a for loop and calculate some data, which i plot at the end of each loop. From the matlab file exchange ive used a function called clickablelegend which allows you to switch the plotted data on and off by clicking on the legend key. This function will use clickablelegend if it can find it in your matlab path, otherwise it will revert back to the standard legend function. No matter what i do with hobj2, nothing happened on the figure. Learn more about loop, legend, auto increment matlab. Adjust line spacing between lines in text object origin. Starting in r2019b, you can change the colors and the line styles after plotting by setting the colororder or linestyleorder properties on the axes. Help online quick help faq719 how to adjust line space. You can return the legend object as an output argument from the legend function, such as lgd legend. Markeredgecolor specifies the color of the marker or the edge color for filled markers circle, square, diamond, pentagram, hexagram, and the four triangles. The resulting fontsize is correct for both the gnuplot and fltk toolkits, but the line spacing between the legends keys does not change. Select matlab command window, and then choose a numeric display option.
If there is no figure, matlab creates a figure and places the layout into it. When you specify namevalue pair arguments, you must specify the legend labels using a cell array. To force an update of the data values, use the refreshdata function. The findobj reduces the list down to just the text objects. Legend appearance and behavior matlab mathworks nordic. Ideally, if i could change the inter line spacing of the legend, this would have solved it, but i cant seem to find a way to do it. Numerical gradients, returned as arrays of the same size as f. Line spacing display options do not apply in the live editor. How does one increase spacing between different entries in a. The spacing between the points is x2x1n1 linspace is similar to the colon operator. Linewidth specifies the width in points of the line. Numerical gradient matlab gradient mathworks switzerland.
Include multiple characters in the superscript by enclosing them in curly braces. The second value returned by legend is the handles to the objects that went up to make the legend, including the text objects. Change the line spaces in the properties of text object. Create axes in tiled positions matlab subplot mathworks. By default, there is no linked variable so the value is an empty character vector. Control the resolution of contour lines by using the meshdensity option. The line width cannot be thinner than the width of a pixel. Create legend and assign the legend object to the variable lgd. When plotting filled areas patch or surface objects, the legend contains a sample of the face color next to the text label.
Matlab 2007a if you want to change the color of the line of the legend, you can use the following trick, %some data x0. For example, if the color order index value is 1, then the next object added to the axes uses the first color in the colororder matrix. Line specification matlab linespec line specification. I like using handles especially when, for example, i have m different groups of n lines. Could you explain to me what this second handle is. Help with plotting multiple line complete with legends.
The latex interpreter can be turned off for a text object by setting the interpreter property to none. If the current figure contains an existing layout, matlab replaces that layout with a new one. On the home tab, in the environment section, click preferences. Increasing meshdensity can make smoother, more accurate plots, while decreasing it can increase plotting speed create two plots in a 2by1 tiled chart layout. If you link a variable, then matlab does not update the ydata values immediately. Alternative box plot function for matlab with many options. How does one increase spacing between different entries in. The layout has a fixed mbyn tile arrangement that can display up to mn plots. Unlike the diff function, gradient returns an array with the same number of elements as the input.
If you look at the legend on the left its hard to tell when one legend entry ends and the next begins. I would like the legend lines to be thicker than lines featured in the plot. The character modifies the character immediately following it. Increase spacing between legend entries matlab answers. May 15, 2019 in origin 2018 and newer, double click the legend or right click the legend and choose properties context menu to open text object legend dialog. Is it possible to insert in a legend a calculated variable. Is there a way that i can increase the vertical spacing between each legend entry. The resulting fontsize is correct for both the gnuplot and fltk toolkits, but the line spacing between the legend s keys does not change. Line width, specified as a positive value in points, where 1 point 172 of an inch. When i want to add the legend i just want to write the legend for those two colors, but.
Go to property in the menu contents of the legend and make changes in the line spacing. Is there any way in matlab to reduce the length of the line sample, as it is with i. If you specify two or more outputs, then the function also calculates differences along other dimensions in a similar manner. There are so many exciting features, and the one ill be talking about today is related to a pick from a while ago on clickablelegend by one of our exmathworkers, ameya. Origin 2016 supports adjusting multi line spacing in text labels and legend. Matlab automatically selects the contour lines to display. Legend text object if you add a title to a legend, then title returns a legend text object. Create tiled chart layout matlab tiledlayout mathworks. Set the fontsize and textcolor properties using namevalue pairs. The dimension that varies must be the opposite of the dimension that varies in y. Minh chien trinh on 24 jul 2019 direct link to this comment.
Matlab automatically passes these inputs to the callback function when you click an item in the legend. As of matlab r2018a, multicolumn legends are supported by matlab s builtin legend function. In the text tab of this dialog, for the line spacing% item, select a value from the dropdown list or enter a value in the combo box directly. The spacing on the right is a bit too extreme, but hopefully you get the idea. Hello, my plot has two many lines but with only two different colors. Optionally, specify the legend location using one of the eight cardinal or intercardinal directions, in this case, southwest. Learn more about legend, plot, space, spacing, line break, line breaks, linebreak, insert line break, insert, add. Remove legend entries from figure window matlab answers. The first output fx is always the gradient along the 2nd dimension of f, going across columns. Use this legend text object to access and modify properties of the title after it is created. I am editing my figure graphically in the figure window, and id like to know how to remove legend entries. Install plotpub using any one of the three possible ways. Then, use lgd with dot notation to set properties, such as lgd. Generate linearly spaced vector matlab linspace mathworks.
In the first plot, display the contours of sin x sin y. How to create a legend for a variable used as for loop. Line width of line samples within legend are the same as the lines they represent in the plot so if line y1 has linewidth7. I want to learn how to insert a line break between different legend entries. Follow 1,146 views last 30 days mathworks support team on jan 2011. Help online quick help faq153 how do i customize the legend. Ideally, if i could change the interline spacing of the legend, this would have solved it, but i cant seem to find a way to do it. Then set properties related to the grid, such as the gridcolor, gridlinestyle, and gridalpha properties. How do i make a figure legend multiple lines in matlab 7. The first subplot is the first column of the first row, the second subplot is the second column of the first row, and so on. Matthew on 26 oct 2019 in the attached example legend, theres too much whitespace between the first marker red and the first legend entry gefeuert.
By default x and x218 so put larger or smaller numbers as x1,x2 to increase or decrease the legend line size. The second output fy is always the gradient along the 1st dimension of f, going across rows. Command ver does not show this toolbox has been installed. If the current figure contains an existing layout, matlab replaces that layout with a. Download and extract the zip file from the link given above. Matlab evaluates the variable in the base workspace to generate the ydata. Create a line plot and add a title and axis labels to the chart. Modify the appearance of the grid lines by accessing the axes object. How to change the legend colored linewidth, not the width. This function will use clickablelegend if it can find it in your matlab path, otherwise it will revert back to. On text tab, click add legend symbol button to design your symbol in legend. Kevins post is also good if you know you are plotting n lines and want to have a legend entry for each line. Custom location and size, specified as a fourelement vector of the form left bottom width height.1628 124 200 845 558 1089 365 1112 134 1124 136 247 141 658 362 375 740 419 411 139 1568 1547 560 1522 1263 817 1301 817 309 906 1103 1246 1303 1260 469 425 1314 529 1073 378 768 166 47 280 853 531 824