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Create legend labels for polar plot



createLabels(p,format,array) adds the specified format label to each array of the polar plot p. The labels are stored as a cell array in the LegendLabels property of p.

Input Arguments

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Polar plot, specified as a scalar handle.

Format for legend label added to the polar plot, specified as a cell array. For more information on legend label format see, legend.

Data Types: char

Values to apply to format , specified as an array. The values can be an array of angles or array of magnitude.


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Create a polar plot of cosine powers rotated in 30° increments. Generate a legend label for this plot.

az = [0:359]';
a1 = abs(cosd(az).^5);
a2 = abs(cosd(az - 30).^5);
a3 = abs(cosd(az - 60).^5);
a4 = abs(cosd(az - 90).^5);
P = polarpattern([a1,a2,a3,a4],'Style','filled');
createLabels(P,'az = %d#deg',0:30:90)

Version History

Introduced in R2016a