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Topic: Adding a legend to the plot
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GIRAY

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Re: Adding a legend to the plot
Posted: Sep 5, 2013 7:39 PM
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"IceHaven" wrote in message <l0b49n$99j$1@newscl01ah.mathworks.com>...
> "GIRAY YALCIN" <giryal@gmail.com> wrote in message <l0b329$puo$1@newscl01ah.mathworks.com>...
> > Howdy Folks,
> >
> > So I have a dilemma; I will condense the issue here, so that it may be easier to digest the question.
> >
> > Let's assume that my data consists of 3 points. Just for giggles, assume that they are at points [10, 2], [15, 3] and [20,4].
> >
> > How can I give unique colors to the data that I want. Instead of saying legend('data1','data2','data3'), my goal is to uniquely identify the colors within the legend.
> >
> > For example, the following code works fine, but it uses the "legend's" reference to data points.
> >
> > R=[1 0 0];
> > G=[0 1 0];
> > B=[0 0 1];
> >
> > X=[10, 2];
> > Y=[15, 3];
> > Z=[20,4];
> > plot(X(1),X(2),'x','LineWidth',10,'Color', R)
> > hold on
> > plot(Y(1),Y(2),'x','LineWidth',10,'Color', G)
> > plot(Z(1),Z(2),'x','LineWidth',10,'Color', B)
> > legend('data1','data2','data3')
> >
> > Is there a way to say something like this:
> >
> > legend('data1',R,'data2',G,'data3',B)
> >
> > Or perhaps another way to add legend to the plot without calling the legend function?
> >
> > Maybe even showing a jpeg image, which I created in paint, on the outside left corner of the plot?
> >
> > What do you think the most ingenious way of approaching this issue is?
> >
> > Thanks.

>
> To clarify, you don't want your legend colors to match the plot colors? Or do you want them to still be connected?


Hi,
Yes, I want to have control over the colors.



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