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Contour Plots

2-D and 3-D isoline plots

Functions

contourContour plot of matrix
contourfFilled 2-D contour plot
contourcLow-level contour plot computation
contour33-D contour plot
contoursliceDraw contours in volume slice planes
clabelLabel contour plot elevation
fcontourPlot contours

Properties

Contour PropertiesContour chart appearance and behavior
FunctionContour PropertiesContour chart appearance and behavior

Topics

Label Contour Plot Levels

This example shows how to label each contour line with its associated value.

Contour Plot with Major and Minor Grid Lines

You can create a contour plot with emphasis on selected contour lines by splitting the data and creating two overlapping contour plots.

Change Fill Colors for Contour Plot

This example shows how to change the colors used in a filled contour plot.

Highlight Specific Contour Levels

This example shows how to highlight contours at particular levels.

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