(Not recommended) Show or hide the Property Editor
propertyeditor is not recommended. Use
to launch the Property Inspector instead. For more information, see Compatibility Considerations.
propertyeditor shows the Property Editor plot tool on the current
figure. If no current figure exists,
propertyeditor will create
When you dock, undock, resize, or reposition a plot tool, MATLAB® restores that configuration when you invoke the tool for subsequent figures, both within and across MATLAB sessions. There is no command to reset a plot tool to its original configuration.
propertyeditor( changes the state of the
Property Editor plot tool on the figure. For example,
propertyeditor("on") shows the Property Editor.
on the specified figure instead of the current figure. The input
precede any of the input argument combinations in the previous syntaxes.
Open Property Editor
Show the Property Editor on a figure by calling the
propertyeditor function. The tool opens in the same configuration
as last time you invoked the tool.
state — Property Editor tool state
Property Editor tool state, specified as one of these values:
"on"— Show Property Editor.
"off"— Hide Property Editor.
"toggle"— Switch the Property Editor state between the
shows the Property Editor plot tool on the current figure.
fig — Target figure
Target figure, specified as a
Figure object. Use
fig to show or hide the Property Editor on a specific figure
instead of the current figure.
the Property Editor plot tool on the figure
If you call
propertyeditor in a MATLAB program and subsequent lines depend on the Property Editor being fully
initialized, follow it by
drawnow to ensure complete
Show or hide the Property Editor tool from the View menu of a figure window.
Version HistoryIntroduced before R2006a
propertyeditor will redirect to the Property Inspector
propertyeditor function will open the Property Inspector and
start plot edit mode in a future release. Alternatively, interactively modify graphics
object properties by using
inspect to launch the Property Inspector.