Asked by Benjamin
on 15 Aug 2011

I am trying to plot four plots in the same figure. First i plot using plotyy. Then two graphs are created, each with a yaxis.

Now I want to plot another two plots. One using yaxis-1 and one using yaxis-2. How do i do this?

If I do

[ax,h1,h2] = plotyy(...) hold on plot(ax(1),...) plot(ax(2),...)

i don't get all four plots.

Thanks :)

Ben

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Answer by Paulo Silva
on 15 Aug 2011

Accepted answer

[ax,h1,h2] = plotyy(...) hold(ax(1)) plot(ax(1),...) hold(ax(2)) plot(ax(2),...)

The problem was simple, hold on just holds the current axes and your plotyy makes two axes so only one is the current.

Answer by the cyclist
on 15 Aug 2011

figure [hax12 line1 hline2] = plotyy(1:10,1:10,1:10,2:11)

set(hax12,'NextPlot','add')

plot(hax12(1),1:10,3:12) plot(hax12(2),1:10,4:13)

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Paulo Fagandini
on 27 Sep 2014

Thanks, this saved me a second day of trials!

Rajeev Yadav
on 5 Jun 2015

i tried this but it doesnt work in 2015a

Soroush
on 17 Jul 2015

Thanks!

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## Benjamin (view profile)

Direct link to this comment:http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/13743#comment_30290

I mean:

[ax,h1,h2] = plotyy(...)

hold on

plot(ax(1),...)

plot(ax(2),...)