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MATLAB Plot Gallery - Using Colorbars (1)

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23 Feb 2012 (Updated )

Add a vertical colorbar

Add_Colorbar_to_Plot_1

This is an example of how to add a vertical colorbar to a plot in MATLAB®.

Read about the colorbar function in the MATLAB documentation.

For more examples, go to MATLAB Plot Gallery

% Load sea elevation data
load seamount x y z

% Create a scatter plot of the data
figure
scatter(x, y, 10, z, 'filled')

% Add title and axis labels
title('Undersea Elevation')
xlabel('Longitude')
ylabel('Latitude')

% Add a vertical color bar - default position is to the right of the plot
colorbar

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