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Highlight 3 points in scatter plot with label on it

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Phoenix
Phoenix on 30 Jun 2019
Edited: Adam Danz on 30 Jun 2019
Hello,
How do I highlight 3 points with labels and coordinates on it (goal is similar to one below) from my scatter plot? Here is my code as well the data (excel attached). Thank you.
Edit : retain the arrows and have a different color (filled) for the three points.
x = (xlsread('Question','A2:A101'));
y = (xlsread('Question','B2:B101'));
figure(6)
scatter(x,y)
ylabel('Fuel consumption [L/yr]');
xlabel('Levelised Cost of Energy ($/kWh)');
legend ('Generation 200');
box on

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Adam Danz
Adam Danz on 30 Jun 2019
There are several ways to go about this such as by using text(), annotation(), gname(), labelpoints() and other methods. Here's an example using text(). You can get the coordinates directly from your data or by using the data cursor .
x0 = x(1);
y0 = y(1);
label = sprintf(' \\leftarrow min LCOE (%.3f,%.0f)',x0,y0);
text(x0,y0,label,'HorizontalAlignment','Left','VerticalAlignment','middle','FontSize',8)
x1 = 0.57587; %obtained using Data Cursor
y1 = 97989.4; % "
label = sprintf(' \\leftarrow trade-off (%.3f,%.0f)',x1,y1);
text(x1,y1,label,'HorizontalAlignment','Left','VerticalAlignment','middle','FontSize',8)
190630 083557-Figure 6.jpg
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Adam Danz
Adam Danz on 30 Jun 2019
Of course.
x = (xlsread('Question','A2:A101'));
y = (xlsread('Question','B2:B101'));
figure(6)
h = scatter(x,y); % <---- store the handle to your scatter object
ylabel('Fuel consumption [L/yr]');
xlabel('Levelised Cost of Energy ($/kWh)');
box on
% Add text
x0 = x(1);
y0 = y(1);
label = sprintf(' \\leftarrow min LCOE (%.3f,%.0f)',x0,y0);
text(x0,y0,label,'HorizontalAlignment','Left','VerticalAlignment','middle','FontSize',8)
x1 = 0.57587; %obtained using Data Cursor
y1 = 97989.4; % "
label = sprintf(' \\leftarrow trade-off (%.3f,%.0f)',x1,y1);
text(x1,y1,label,'HorizontalAlignment','Left','VerticalAlignment','middle','FontSize',8)
% fill in the markers
hold on
plot([x0,x1],[y0,y1],'bo','MarkerFaceColor','r')
% add legend
legend (h, 'Generation 200'); %<---- specify object handle
190630 090828-Figure 6.jpg

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