Reorder x-axis bar graph categorical

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Mark Crook-Rumsey
Mark Crook-Rumsey on 27 Nov 2019
Edited: Adam Danz on 2 Dec 2019
Hi all,
I have viewed some of the other suggestions on here, but none have worked for me and I'm unsure where I am going wrong. I am trying to reorder a bar graph to be in the order I have specified in my variable cats.
errlow_ERP = [young_mid_parietal_PMconcept_stderr_ERP old_mid_parietal_PMconcept_stderr_ERP MCI_mid_parietal_PMconcept_stderr_ERP];
ERP_mean = [young_mid_parietal_PMconcept_mean_ERP old_mid_parietal_PMconcept_mean_ERP MCI_mid_parietal_PMconcept_mean_ERP];
errhigh_ERP = [young_mid_parietal_PMconcept_stderr_ERP old_mid_parietal_PMconcept_stderr_ERP MCI_mid_parietal_PMconcept_stderr_ERP];
cats = categorical({'Young','Older adult','MCI'});
hold on;
p = bar(cats,ERP_mean,...
baseline = p.BaseLine;
er = errorbar(cats,ERP_mean,errlow_ERP,errhigh_ERP,'.','vertical');
ylim([0 8.5])
er.LineWidth = 1.5;
er.Color = 'k';
er.MarkerSize = 1;
ylabel('Amplitude in \muV','FontSize',16)
Any advice is greatly appreciated!

Answers (1)

Adam Danz
Adam Danz on 27 Nov 2019
Edited: Adam Danz on 2 Dec 2019
cats = categorical({'Young','Older adult','MCI'});
cats = reordercats(cats,{'Young','Older adult','MCI'});
p = bar(cats, ERP_mean, . . .);
I know it doesn't look intuitive because the order specified by reordercats is the same as the original order but this sets that order in stone.

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