how to know the dimension of a figure window and then draw my own according to same dimension

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If I have a figure window which is open. How can I know its dimesnion? I mean how can I know its size (length and width)? Once I know the dimesnion of the open figure window, then I want to draw my own figure window of the same dimension. How can we do that?

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Ameer Hamza
Ameer Hamza on 14 Oct 2020
Edited: Ameer Hamza on 14 Oct 2020
If it is already open and you don't have its handle, then first get it
fig = gcf(); % handle of current figure;
pos = fig.Position; % contains its position and dimensions
pos is 4 element vector [x y w h]. x and y are the positions of the bottom left corner of the figure window in screen coordinates (by default in pixels). w and h are the width and height of the window (by default in pixels too). Create a new figure at the same position and with the same dimensions
fig2 = figure('Position', pos)
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