Publication Quality Plots

Creates Publication quality plots, removing white space, making fonts readable,printing in high res.
Updated 3 Jun 2011

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Saving an image from a MATLAB plot causes a number of problems. Fonts are too small, lots of whitespace,low image quality etc.
This addresses all these issues.
after using plot (X,Y), simply call plotpub(h,xl,yl) from the main function.
Required Inputs:
h-figure handle,
xl,yl-x and y axis labels,
Additionally, you can specify the following optional input arguments:
file: output file name
w_inch: Width of the image in inches.
dpi: desired image resolution (determines the size of the file. There is always a tradeoff between file size and resolution)
life_size: if you need to adjust the magnification at which you display the figure in the document/presentation.
Simple implementation:
xl='my x-axis';
yl='my y-axis';

if you don't specify a filename, it will save a file called 'plotpic.tiff' in the current working directory.

For a fuller implementation, see the mfile sampleplot.m in the zipped folder.

Cite As

Sourav Chatterjee (2024). Publication Quality Plots (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2009a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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