axis off sets background color back to white despite set(gca....

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set(gca,'color',[0 0 0]);
set(gca,'color','black');
set(gcf,'inverthardcopy','off');
daspect([1 1 1])
axis off % this sets background back to default !!!!!!!...:( why?
set(gca,'color',[0 0 0]);

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Biraj Khanal
Biraj Khanal on 26 Jan 2022
Edited: Biraj Khanal on 26 Jan 2022
The axis off does not set your 'background color' to default. It removes the axes from the figure making it practically hide it. This is why you see the default background. Just turn the axis on to see the axis of which you set the color to black.

Star Strider
Star Strider on 26 Jan 2022
If the desired result is simply to make the axes invisible, perhaps using the Axes Properties XColor, YColor, and ZColor values to 'none' will work. Also see the documentation section on NumericRuler Properties.
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Star Strider
Star Strider on 3 Feb 2022
Like this?
x = 1:10;
y = rand(1,10);
figure
plot(x, y, '-r', 'LineWidth',2)
Ax = gca;
Ax.Color = 'k';
Ax.XColor = 'none';
Ax.YColor = 'none';
Add other function calls to change other properties, as necessary.
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