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I have a following code
yyaxis left
bar(horizon2,data2(:,2),1,'FaceColor',[1 1 1],'EdgeColor','b','LineWidth',2)
hold on
bar(horizon3,data3(:,2),1,'FaceColor',[1 1 1],'EdgeColor','g','LineWidth',2)
hold on
xlabel('Thousands of dollars')
% 2007m12
grid on
yyaxis right
bar(horizon1,data1(:,4),1,'FaceColor',[1 1 1],'EdgeColor','r','LineWidth',2)
then I have a graph as follows
But I want to have green plots over red and blue plots.
Is there anyway I could do this?
Thank you

Accepted Answer

Adam Danz
Adam Danz on 5 Dec 2021
Edited: Adam Danz on 6 Dec 2021
As of the current Matlab release (R2021b), it is not possible to control the uistack of objects on different sides of a yyaxis. Objects assigned to the right axis will always be on top.
Alternative work-arounds
  • Move the red bars to the left y-axis and the green/blue bars to the right axis.
  • Use plotyy instead (but yyaxis is still much better). See this answer.
  • Use transparency to see overlapping bars. See FaceAlpha and EdgeAlpha properties of bar objects.

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