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rotatetext

Rotate text to projected graticule

Syntax

rotatetext
rotatetext(objects)
rotatetext(objects,'inverse')

Description

rotatetext rotates displayed text objects to account for the curvature of the graticule. The objects are selected interactively from a graphical user interface.

rotatetext(objects) rotates the selected objects. objects can be a name string recognized by handlem or a vector of handles to displayed text objects.

rotatetext(objects,'inverse') removes the rotation added by an earlier use of rotatetext. If omitted, 'forward' is assumed.

Examples

Add text to a map and rotate the text to the graticule.

figure
worldmap('south america')
geoshow('landareas.shp','facecolor','yellow')
cities = shaperead('worldcities.shp', 'UseGeoCoords', true); 
Santiago = strcmp('Santiago',{cities(:).Name});
h=textm(cities(Santiago).Lat, cities(Santiago).Lon, ...
     'Santiago');
rotatetext(h)

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Tips

You can rotate meridian and parallel labels automatically by setting the map axes LabelRotation property to 'on'.

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