|MATLAB Release Notes|
MATLAB 6.5 adds the following graphics features and enhancements.
New Text Properties - Control Text Background
Text objects have the following new properties.
||Color of text extent rectangle
||Color of the rectangle edge
||Style of the rectangle edge line
||Width of the rectangle edge line
||Increase the size of the rectangle by adding a margin to the text extent
Colormap Editor - Modify Colormaps Interactively
The colormap editor is a tool that enables you to modify the colormap of the current figure. See the
colormapeditor function description for more information and an example.
Redesigned Property Editor
The Handle Graphics Property Editor and associated help have been redesigned.
Selecting a Printer From the MATLAB Command Line
In earlier versions of MATLAB, you could select a nondefault printer for graphics from the MATLAB command line on UNIX systems only. In MATLAB 6.5, you can do this on Windows systems as well. Specify the printer using the
-P switch in the
For example, to print Figure No. 3 to a printer called Calliope, type
If the printer name has spaces in it, put quotes around the
-P option, as shown here.
Using a Network Print Server
On Windows NT, Windows 2000, and Windows XP systems, you can print to a network print server using the form shown here for a printer named trinity.
This form is not supported on Windows 98 or Windows ME. On these platforms, you can print to a network printer only if you install a network printer using the Add Printer dialogs. When installed in this manner, these network printers work without the use of the
\\server\printer notation, as they look the same as local printers.
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