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MATLAB Plot Gallery - Line Plot 2D (1)

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23 Feb 2012 (Updated )

Create a line plot

Line_Plot_2D_1

This is an example of how to create an line plot in MATLAB®.

Read about the plot function in the MATLAB documentation.

For more examples, go to MATLAB Plot Gallery

% Define values for x, y1, and y2
x  = 0: .1 : 2*pi;
y1 = cos(x);
y2 = sin(x);

% Plot y1 vs. x (blue, solid) and y2 vs. x (red, dashed)
figure
plot(x, y1, 'b', x, y2, 'r-.', 'LineWidth', 2)

% Turn on the grid
grid on

% Set the axis limits
axis([0 2*pi -1.5 1.5])

% Add title and axis labels
title('Trigonometric Functions')
xlabel('angle')
ylabel('sin(x) and cos(x)')

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