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newcolorbar: multiple colormaps in the same axes

version (431 KB) by Chad Greene
Create multiple colormaps and colorbars in (seemingly) the same set of axes.


Updated 16 Aug 2015

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This function creates a new set of invisible axes matching the size and extents of the current axes. This allows additional colormaps to be used in such a way that they are perceived as multiple colormaps in the same axes.

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Chad Greene (2021). newcolorbar: multiple colormaps in the same axes (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

Comments and Ratings (3)

David Gwyther

Jakub Bialek

Ah no 2014b is enough. Still, does not work for map axes...

Error using gcm (line 25)
Not a map axes.

Error in nextmap (line 24)
gcm; % Will error if gca is not a valid map axes

Error in pcolorm (line 46)

Jakub Bialek

Does it only work in a Matlab R2015a and higher?
It does not work for map axis...

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2015a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

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