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Topic: LineStyleOrder for plot3 function
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Peeraya

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Re: LineStyleOrder for plot3 function
Posted: Aug 13, 2013 11:47 AM
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It works fine. Thank you very much.

"Steven_Lord" <slord@mathworks.com> wrote in message <ktr82i$s3o$1@newscl01ah.mathworks.com>...
>
>
> "OoM " <pinyim@fiu.edu> wrote in message
> news:ktr4m6$ist$1@newscl01ah.mathworks.com...

> > Hi,
> >
> > I have a question about how to use LineStyleOrder for plot3
> > I have C1 = cell (3,100); C2 = cell (2,100:);
> >
> > Then I used
> > figure ('Color',[1 1 1]);
> > markers = { '+', 'o', '*', '.', 'x', 's', 'd', '^', 'v', '>', '<', 'p',
> > 'h'};
> > set ( gca(), 'LineStyleOrder', markers, 'NextPlot', 'replacechildren')
> > plot3 (C1{:})

>
> I'm assuming you add data into C1 before this line.
>

> > grid on
> > box on
> >
> > figure ('Color',[1 1 1]);
> > markers = { '+', 'o', '*', '.', 'x', 's', 'd', '^', 'v', '>', '<', 'p',
> > 'h'};
> > set ( gca(), 'LineStyleOrder', markers, 'NextPlot', 'replacechildren')
> > plot (C2{:})
> > grid on
> >
> > I got 2 graphs in 2D. I am doubt why I cannot plot C1 in 3D with
> > LineStyleOrder.
> > If I only use plot3 (C1{:}), the graph came out fine in 3D.
> >
> > Please help. Thank you very much.

>
> The problem has nothing to do with LineStyleOrder. The problem does have to
> do with this line of code, though.
>

> > set ( gca(), 'LineStyleOrder', markers, 'NextPlot', 'replacechildren')
>
> http://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/ref/axes_props.html#NextPlot
>
> "replacechildren Remove all child objects, but do not reset axes
> properties (equivalent to cla)."
>
> In particular, the properties of the axes that control how the axes is
> viewed will not be reset by PLOT3. Since GCA creates an axes in the default
> 2-D view if one does not already exist, and you've forbidden PLOT3 to
> automatically reset that view, your plot "appears" 2-D. But you can change
> that.
>
> http://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/ref/view.html
>
> Either:
>
> ax = axes;
> view(3)
> set(ax, 'LineStyleOrder', ...
>
> or:
>
> set(gca, 'LineStyleOrder', ...
> view(3)
> plot3(C1(:))
>
> should work. With NextPlot set to 'replacechildren', plot functions will not
> automatically reset properties. But you can still explicitly change those
> properties and VIEW is the recommended way to change the properties related
> to the axes view.
>
> --
> Steve Lord
> slord@mathworks.com
> To contact Technical Support use the Contact Us link on
> http://www.mathworks.com




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