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two plots in same GUI

Asked by Lalit Patil on 25 Dec 2012
``` a = [2 3 7];
plot3(a(1),a(2),a(3),'r.')```
``` a = [6 3 4];
plot3(a(1),a(2),a(3),'r.')```

I have to plot this both 3D plots in different figures in same GUI.

so, below each plot3 commant what line i have to write to do this..

I understand that something like

` set(handles.axes1)`

and

` set(handles.axes2)`

may be, but give me an exact command.

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Answer by Walter Roberson on 25 Dec 2012

Walter Roberson on 25 Dec 2012

In MATLAB, "figure" and "window" are the same thing: "figure" is MATLAB's term for windows.

You can have multiple axes in the same window, though, and you can have multiple lines on any axes.

If you want two plots on the same axes, then you can use

``` a = [2 3 7];
plot3(a(1),a(2),a(3),'r.')
hold on
a = [6 3 4];
plot3(a(1),a(2),a(3),'r.')```

or better,

```a = [2 3 7];
b = [6 3 4];
plot3( a(1), a(2), a(3), 'r.', b(1), b(2), b(3), 'r.')
```
Lalit Patil on 25 Dec 2012

Yes, what you given works correctly for two plots on same axes.. But, i mean to ask is on same GUI means on two different axes.. Which i think requires use of handle..

Walter Roberson on 25 Dec 2012

Then just follow the instructions from the link I gave, to parent the plot3() against the appropriate axes.

```a = [2 3 7];
```
```plot3(FirstAxesHandle, a(1), a(2), a(3), 'r.')
```

or

```plot3(a(1), a(2), a(3), 'r.', 'Parent', FirstAxesHandle)
```