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Topic: scatterm plot with large data set fragmented memory
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Jonathan W Smith

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Re: scatterm plot with large data set fragmented memory
Posted: Nov 4, 2013 9:47 AM
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"Steven Lord" <> wrote in message <l58as7$o03$>...
> "Jonathan W Smith" <> wrote in message
> news:l584hf$bdf$

> > Good morning: The code below plots but terminates the entire MATLAB
> > program mid-way through plotting. I think its likely insufficient memory
> > because of fragmented memory use. Are there any suggestions on how to have
> > this a have an entire graph plot while conserving memory. Thanks.

> Impossible to say without knowing more information. What is a typical value
> for sounder_files? How many points do typical .nc files have? How many times
> does SCATTERM get called? What is your screen resolution and how does that
> compare to the typical number of points? (If you're trying to plot a million
> points on a screen with a million pixels, that's going to be extremely
> difficult to interpret and I'd recommend plotting only a "representative
> sample" of your points.)
> *snip*
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> Steve Lord
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There are 2600 sounder files. In the script the are parsed into descending and then ascending. There are about 1300 descending files and 13 ascending. I am plotting the 1300 descending. Scatterm is called once to plot all 1300 files.


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