MATLAB Answers

save GUI fig by name from edit text

1 view (last 30 days)
R Hebi
R Hebi on 15 Nov 2019
Edited: Rik on 15 Nov 2019
Hi
I am trying to save a figure in GUI, I want when the user click on a push button the below window appear.
I applied the follwoing function:
filter = {'*.m';'*.emf';'*.*'};
[file, path] = uiputfile(filter);
but when I press (save) nothing is saved. The problem is how to connect my figure to the above function.

  4 Comments

Show 1 older comment
Adam Danz
Adam Danz on 15 Nov 2019
Abdullah Alraigi,'s answer moved here as a comment
The figure is embeded with GUI
I used Guide
Rik
Rik on 15 Nov 2019
Note that copying the figure is not going to copy the callbacks, so you will end up with a figure that is only a visual copy of your GUI but no longer has any functionality.
Adam Danz
Adam Danz on 15 Nov 2019
I was worried about that too but it turns out that the goal was to copy the embedded axes onto an external figure.

Sign in to comment.

Accepted Answer

Adam Danz
Adam Danz on 15 Nov 2019
Place this code in a callback function designed to save the figure. See inline comments for details.
newFig = figure(); % Create a new parent figure
newAx = copyobj(handles.axes1, newFig); % Copy your GUI axis to the new figure
% ^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Put your axis handle here
% Reposition the axis to default position within the new figure
newAx.Units = 'Normalize';
newAx.Position = [.13, .11, .76, .82];
% Ask user for path and filename
[file, path] = uiputfile('.fig');
% Save figure and print out a confirmation.
savefig(fullfile(path,file));
fprintf('Figure saved: %s\n', file) % optional

  2 Comments

Adam Danz
Adam Danz on 15 Nov 2019
Abdullah Alraigi's answer moved here as a comment.
Thx adam
it works as wanted
Adam Danz
Adam Danz on 15 Nov 2019
Just a small request - in the future, try to use the comments section for discussion and reserve the answer section for answers.
Glad I could help! ;)

Sign in to comment.

More Answers (0)


Translated by