Mike on MATLAB Graphics

Graphics & Data Visualization

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Results for: 2014

Highlighting Parts of Charts

Posted by Mike Garrity,

Sometimes you would like change how a chart looks in a way which isn’t supported by the implementation of the chart. For example, you might want to change the color of one of the bars in a bar chart to highlight it.... read more >>

SortMethod

Posted by Mike Garrity,

Today we're going to talk about the SortMethod property which was added to the Axes object in R2014b. It's actually been around for a long time, but it wasn't supported by all renderers, and it had the confusing name 'DrawMode'. We renamed it because it's a very important property and... read more >>

Making Things Move

Posted by Mike Garrity,

After my post about using MATLAB Graphics from Simulink, Aditya had a great question about using this technique for 3D animations. This is a really interesting area, and I really wanted to use a 3D example for that post. Unfortunately I couldn't come up with one that was simple enough to fit into that blog post. But if you do decide to explore this area on your own, or even if you're doing 3D animations without Simulink, there are some tricks you should probably know about.... read more >>

Bézier Curves

Posted by Mike Garrity,

Last time we talked about Martin Newell's famous teapot. Today we're going to talk about the curves which the teapot is made of. These are known as Bézier curves. These are extremely useful curves, and you'll encounter them in lots of different places in computer graphics.... read more >>