Chapter 12. *More Graphics
The richness and power of MATLAB graphics are made possible by handle graphics objects. There is a very helpful section devoted to handle graphics in MATLAB Help: Graphics. What follows is of necessity a brief summary of the main features.
Handle graphics objects are the basic elements in MATLAB graphics. The objects are arranged in a parent–child inheritance structure as shown in Figure 12.1. For example, line and text objects are children of axes objects. This is probably the most common parent–child relationship. Axes objects define a region in a figure ...