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'Clipping' the quiver plot

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Peng
Peng on 25 Nov 2014
Answered: William Thielicke on 16 Jul 2021
I have a quiver plot in which some of the arrows are on the edge of the plot and pointing outwards. The portion of quiver arrows that are outside of the plot limit are invisible. I want to make that visible.
My research shows that there is a 'Clipping' option for quiver, it seems that by turning the 'Clipping' off, I will get what I want. However 'Clipping' off does not make any difference? What do I miss? Thanks.

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Sean de Wolski
Sean de Wolski on 25 Nov 2014
Edited: Sean de Wolski on 25 Nov 2014
In R2014b, turning the clipping off works as I would expect:
quiver(0.5,0.5,1,1)
axis([0 1 0 1])
ax = gca;
ax.Clipping = 'off';

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Peng
Peng on 27 Nov 2014
The problem was I'm using 2013, and after switching to 2014, it works. Thanks.
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Sean de Wolski
Sean de Wolski on 1 Dec 2014
A lot of the legacy clipping issues were fixed in 14b.

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William Thielicke
William Thielicke on 16 Jul 2021
When anything uses "axis image", then it is not possible to disable clipping anmore... Is this desired behaviour?
figure;
imagesc(rand(100,100));hold on;
quiver(rand(100,100),rand(100,100)*20,'Autoscale','off');hold off;
axis off;
axis image;
set(gca,'Clipping','on')
This doesn't work. It only works like this:
figure;
imagesc(rand(100,100));hold on;
quiver(rand(100,100),rand(100,100)*20,'Autoscale','off');hold off;
axis off;
%axis image;
set(gca,'Clipping','on')

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