"Oliver" wrote in message <firstname.lastname@example.org>... > Hi all, I've looked around for ages but cannot find a different solution. I fear there isn't one. > > Problem: I have a tool that batch processes data and creates loads (00's) of figures. I don't want them flashing up and getting in the way while the user is still trying to work on the machine. > > Current solution: > set(fig, 'visible','off') > saveas(fig,'file.fig','fig') > close(fig) > > This is fine, however when trying to open the saved .fig file they remain invisible. > > I tried.... > set(fig, 'visible','off') > saveas(fig,'file.fig','fig') > set(fig, 'visible','on') > close(fig) > > In the hope it wouldn't be displayed, but it is. > > Next idea is to open the .fig using fopen and edit the file manually to set visibility to on, then re-save the edited .fig, but the data format is unknown. > > Any ideas how to save invisible figures, but have them open as visible?
You may want to try this: h=openfig('yourfig.fig','new','visible'); saveas(h,'yourfig.fig'); close(h); By using new you creat a copy of the original figure, set the copy to be visible, and then overwrite the invisible original figure.