bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #39776, newplot() not returning axis handle


bug #39776: newplot() not returning axis handle

Submitted by:  Ricardo Cruz <rpmcruz>
Submitted on:  Mon 12 Aug 2013 09:42:50 PM UTC  
Category:  Octave Function Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Matlab Compatibility
Status:  Duplicate Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Ricardo Cruz Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  3.6.4 Operating System:  Any

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Tue 13 Aug 2013 06:13:51 AM UTC, comment #2:

Your bug report is a bit incomplete. What would be the expected output of your test?
Anyway, this bug was fixed, but only for the development version (expected 3.8.x or greater). So no, 3.6.4 doesn't have the fix yet. That was outlined (but maybe too cryptic for you) in that very bug #38146 report.

FYI, using a development "tip" of Aug. 12 evening (yesterday; sorry I'm not on Linux where I cross-built Octave for Windows so I can't check hg summary) I get this:

Philip Nienhuis <philipnienhuis>
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Mon 12 Aug 2013 09:47:52 PM UTC, comment #1:

Noticed there is bug #38146. But that report is marked as fixed, and I just tried the most recent Octave ...

Ricardo Cruz <rpmcruz>
Mon 12 Aug 2013 09:42:50 PM UTC, original submission:

The function newplot() does not return an axis handle.

cf: http://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/ref/newplot.html?searchHighlight=newplot

Test example:

cax = newplot();
fAngle = get(cax, 'DefaultTextFontAngle')

Example of a package that does not work:


Ricardo Cruz <rpmcruz>


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