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Using Slider on a Plot

Subject: Using Slider on a Plot

From: Nuri

Date: 3 Apr, 2010 09:24:05

Message: 1 of 3


I asked this before and searched a lot of times but i couldn't find a solution.

My want to plot 3 graphs and change one of them's value with a slider. But each time I use the slider to change the value, it plots another graph and keeps the old ones (like this:

Here is my files:

I will be very happy if anyone can fix it or give me an example file. Thanks for your help.


Subject: Using Slider on a Plot

From: Nuri

Date: 3 Apr, 2010 11:08:04

Message: 2 of 3

any help?

Subject: Using Slider on a Plot

From: Sadik

Date: 3 Apr, 2010 15:17:23

Message: 3 of 3

Hi Nuri,

What you should do is find the handle of the green line you would like to move.

The way to do it is the following:

1. When you plot the green line the first time, in your slider1_CreateFcn, keep its handle by

lineHandle = plot(... % your green line plot.

2. Then carry this on to your other callbacks by putting it into the handles structure:

handles.greenLine = lineHandle;
guidata(hObject, handles);

3. Now, in slider1_Callback, retrieve this handle:

lineHandle = handles.greenLine;

4. Once you do that, you can now modify the xData and yData properties of your line using the variable lineHandle. Something like:

% new values according to slider value
newXData = ...
newYData = ...

This way, you are updating the data of your line, rather than making a new line.


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