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MATLAB Plot Gallery - Histogram Plot

Create a histogram plot


Updated 19 Dec 2018

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This is an example of how to create a histogram plot in MATLAB®.
Read about the "histogram" function in the MATLAB documentation. This function is available in R2014b or newer.

For more examples, go to MATLAB Plot Gallery -

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MathWorks Plot Gallery Team (2019). MATLAB Plot Gallery - Histogram Plot (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

Comments and Ratings (2)

Kevin Chng

Hi, is any method to stack the histogram by the command "histogram", in the past, I did it as following ways:


Chad Greene

The new histogram function in R2014b seems to be decent, but if you're using a previous version of Matlab and you want a more intuitive way to format histograms, consider histf described here:


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