Chapter 12. *More Graphics

Handle 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 ...

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