Property editor grid lines

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John
John on 16 Jan 2013
Commented: Tiago Dias on 12 Jan 2018
Hello,
Can you make the grid line in a plot thicker in the property editor? I want to make mine more visible but cannot figure how.
Thanks

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Jan
Jan on 16 Jan 2013
Edited: Jan on 2 Aug 2014
No, this does not work from the property editor.
But you can draw lines manually also:
% Create a test diagram:
AxesH = axes;
x = linspace(0, 2*pi, 100); % Test data
plot(x, sin(x));
% The modifications start here:
GridStyle.Color = [0.2, 0.4, 0.1];
GridStyle.LineStyle = '-';
GridStyle.LineWidth = 2.5;
GridStyle.HitTest = 'off';
Child = get(AxesH, 'Children');
XTick = get(AxesH, 'XTick');
YTick = get(AxesH, 'YTick');
XLimit = get(AxesH, 'XLim');
YLimit = get(AxesH, 'YLim');
newGrid = cat(1, ...
line([XTick; XTick], YLimit, 'Parent', AxesH, GridStyle), ...
line(XLimit, [YTick; YTick], 'Parent', AxesH, GridStyle));
% New grid on top or bottom of other objects:
set(AxesH, 'Child', [newGrid; Child(:)]);
% Or: set(AxesH, 'Child', [Child(:); newGrid]);
% Disable original dashed grid:
set(AxesH, ...
'XGrid', 'off', ...
'YGrid', 'off', ...
'YTickMode', 'manual', ...
'TickLength', zeros(1, 2));
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Tiago Dias
Tiago Dias on 12 Jan 2018
hello, thanks for your reply, but the code doesn't work 100% for me, I have vertical lines in the grid, that aren't displayed.
Any idea why? my X is datatime, for Apr 2016 no vertical line, for Jul2016 a vertical line appears, for Oct 2016 no line, for jan 2017 i have a line and so on.
This only appears when i maximize the window of the .fig file

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