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Topic: Save a gui plot in a new file
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Richard Quist

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Re: Save a gui plot in a new file
Posted: Dec 7, 2012 12:54 PM
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"Mara " <> wrote in message <k9osf6$ohh$>...
> Hello everyone,
> I need your help.
> I'm making a GUI with several push buttons and axes.
> By clicking in a push button, appears a graph in the axes.
> What I want to do is, by clicking in other push button, it saves the image in a new image file.
> This is what I have:
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> function [ output_args ] = gera_imagem (grafico_i)
> [ficheiro_nome3, directoria_nome3] = uiputfile('*.jpeg;*.tif;*.png;*.gif', 'Guardar a imagem:');
> nome3 = fullfile(directoria_nome3,ficheiro_nome3);
> saveas(grafico_i,nome3);
> end
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> grafico_i is the plot that appears on GUI and that's what I want to save in the file named nome3..
> What that saveas do is to save a bit of the GUI menu, not the graph...
> How do I copy the graph that's created in the GUI to the new image file?
> Can you help please?
> Thanks a lot,
> Mara

The print command has a '-noui' option that might be useful for you. It will hide the the uicontrols before printing and then restore them after. I can't tell from your post whether grafico_i is the actual figure on not (print only works with figures), but if it is you can try calling
print(grafico_i,nome3, '-noui');
instead of saveas

Hope that helps.

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