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# ntitle

### Chad Greene (view profile)

06 Jun 2013 (Updated )

Place a title inside a plot. Reduces title/xlabel ambiguity in figures with multiple subplots.

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Description

ntitle(titlestring,varargin) places a title within the plot instead of on top. In the spirit of Edward Tufte, this is intended to keep the title close to the data it describes and minimize wasted space. The ntitle function may prove particularly useful for figures with several subplots, where titles can sometimes become confused with xlabels above them.

By default, ntitle centers the title at the top of the plot, but any of the location coordinates (e.g., north, southwest, etc.) can be used with the argument 'location'. Output h provides the handle for the ntitle.

EXAMPLES:
% First make a plot:
x = -50:.1:50;
y = 10*sin(x)+.1*x.^2;
plot(x,y);
axis([-50 50 -50 300])
box off

% Here are 9 obnoxious examples of how to use ntitle:
ntitle('Title 1');
ntitle('{\it Title 2}','location','northwest');
ntitle('Title 3 ','location','northeast','fontsize',10,'edgecolor','b');
ntitle(' Title 4 ','location','east','color','r');
ntitle('Title 5','location','center','color','m','backgroundcolor','y');
ntitle(' Title 6','location','west','color',[.2 .5 .8]);
ntitle(' Title 7','location','southwest','fontname','Courier');
ntitle('Title 8','location','south','fontweight','bold','fontname','Times');
h9 = ntitle('Title 9 ','location','southeast','fontsize',30);

Consider pairing ntitle with figtitle (http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/42667-figtitle).

Acknowledgements

This file inspired Daily Antarctic Sea Ice Concentration, Figtitle, and Label.

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Comments and Ratings (3)
08 Jun 2016 Yumeng

### Yumeng (view profile)

Great tool for subplots!

02 Jun 2016 Yuhui Tong

### Yuhui Tong (view profile)

Great job, nice and neat! Thank you very much!

18 Aug 2014 Ismail M. El-Badawy

### Ismail M. El-Badawy (view profile)

Thanks for this work

Updates
18 Jul 2013 1.1

A title handle is now returned only if the user requests it.

05 Aug 2013 1.3

Changed default font size.

19 Aug 2013 1.4

example image was lost in the last update.

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