version 2.0.0 (360 KB) by Adam Danz
Group boxplots together along the x-axis with space between groups.


Updated 27 Apr 2021

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x = {rand(100,2), rand(20, 2), rand(150,2)};

The lines above will create two groups of three boxplot boxes per group, with space separating the groups. You can control the amount of space between groups and you can add group labels.

See the example file for a variety of formatting options available. Most boxplot properties available in Matlab can be specified in this function, too. However, if you're working with boxplot's grouping variable 'g', use the syntax boxplot(x,g) along with the "Group Appearance" options described in Matlab's boxplot() documentation.

** Version 2.0**
As requested by several users, now you can set the color of boxplots by group or by members within each group (see example file).

Tested in Matlab r2016a, r2018b, and r2021a.

Cite As

Adam Danz (2022). boxplotGroup (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2021a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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