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Grouping Plots within an Axes

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HM
HM on 18 Oct 2018
Commented: HM on 19 Oct 2018
Hello, I'm using plot() to draw elements of several physical mechanisms onto a set of UIAxes. Some elements might be represented as a single line between two points, and others might be as a triangle (three points), and others might use more points. As part of my app, I need to be able to regularly delete/re-draw various groups of elements. I'm currently assigning each element to a variable e.g. Element1 = plot(Element1_x, Element1_y), so that I can later use delete(Element1) when I need to delete/re-draw it. However this process is messy, as there are dozens of elements. I'm wondering if there is a way to group up multiple plots within one variable, so that I can simply use delete(Group1) to delete a specific group of plots from my axes.

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Kevin Chng
Kevin Chng on 19 Oct 2018
Use indexing,
Element(i,num_group) = plot(Element1_x, Element1_y);
when delete all your elements in group 1,
delete(Element(:,1));
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HM
HM on 19 Oct 2018
Of course! Thanks, I'll give it a try.

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