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plotedit

Interactively edit and annotate plots

Syntax

plotedit on
plotedit off
plotedit
plotedit(h)
plotedit('state')
plotedit(h,'state')

Description

plotedit on starts plot edit mode for the current figure, allowing you to use a graphical interface to annotate and edit plots easily. In plot edit mode, you can label axes, change line styles, and add text, line, and arrow annotations.

plotedit off ends plot mode for the current figure.

plotedit toggles the plot edit mode for the current figure.

plotedit(h) toggles the plot edit mode for the figure specified by figure handle h.

plotedit('state') specifies the plotedit state for the current figure. Values for state can be as shown.

Value for state

Description

on

Starts plot edit mode

off

Ends plot edit mode

showtoolsmenu

Displays the Tools menu in the menu bar

hidetoolsmenu

Removes the Tools menu from the menu bar

    Note   hidetoolsmenu is intended for GUI developers who do not want the Tools menu to appear in applications that use the figure window.

plotedit(h,'state') specifies the plotedit state for figure handle h.

Examples

Start plot edit mode for figure 2.

plotedit(2)

End plot edit mode for figure 2.

plotedit(2, 'off')

Hide the Tools menu for the current figure:

plotedit('hidetoolsmenu')

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Plot Editing Mode Graphical Interface Components

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