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bug #48859: Legend in subplot: axis position wrong

Submitter:  Martin Kunz <mkunz>
Submitted:  Mon 22 Aug 2016 03:12:24 PM UTC
Category:  Plotting with OpenGL Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Incorrect Result
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  mkunz Open/Closed:  * Closed
Release:  * dev Operating System:  * Microsoft Windows
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
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Mon 18 Nov 2019 08:39:05 PM UTC, comment #4: 

I can't verify with MS Windows, but this has been fixed on Linux.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Mon 18 Nov 2019 09:44:44 AM UTC, comment #3: 

legend.m has been rewritten for (OpenGL toolkits only). This bug should now be fixed.

Marking ready for test.

Pantxo Diribarne <pantxo>
Project Member
Fri 26 May 2017 01:48:46 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Something similar when subplots are stacked vertically, only when the legend is outside the plot, the axis are not aligned anymore. Here is a sample script:

plot([1 2],[1e5 2e5])

plot([1 2],[1 2])

This happens on Linux and octave 4.2.1

Fabio <efferre79>
Wed 24 Aug 2016 12:46:42 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Another script which really shows the problem of rescaling the subplot axes sizes:

figure (1)
subplot (121)
plot (1:10)
legend ("1","location","westoutside")

subplot (122)
plot (1:10)
legend ("2","location","eastoutside")

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Mon 22 Aug 2016 03:12:24 PM UTC, original submission:  

When placing a legend next to a plot (by using an "*outside" location string), the position property of the current axis object is modified to make space for the legend. In a subplot layout with two columns, this works the wrong way in the second column, increasing the plot size instead of making it smaller.


input("Press Enter to continue","s"); legend("2","location","eastoutside")

After pressing the enter key, the plot on the right-hand side grows instead of shrinking to the same size as the first plot.

Martin Kunz <mkunz>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2020-01-04 rik5 StatusReady For Test Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen Closed
    2019-11-18 pantxo StatusConfirmed Ready For Test
    2017-05-26 efferre79 Carbon-Copy- Added efferre79
    2016-08-24 rik5 StatusNone Confirmed
        Release4.0.3 dev

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