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patch #9012: Abbreviations as Location input for the legend() command

Submitted by:  Alwin Brettschneider <alwin>
Submitted on:  Mon 30 May 2016 02:43:21 PM UTC  
Category: Core : otherPriority: 5 - Normal
Status: NonePrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Open

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Wed 06 Jul 2016 11:49:48 AM UTC, comment #1:

Thanks, Alwin.

Could you please submit a patch (unified diff)?

Lachlan Andrew <lachlan>
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Mon 30 May 2016 02:43:21 PM UTC, original submission:

Dear Octave team,

This is an adjustment that improves the compatibility of Octave with Matlab syntax.

I made an adjustment to the legend() command. In Matlab it is possible to specify the Location of the legend using only an abbreviation. For example: NorthEast may be abbreviated as NE. This optional notation is clearly mentioned in the Matlab help text for the legend() command, but I noticed today that this optional notation is not possible in Octave. I use this syntax rather often, therefor I made a relatively simple adjustment to allow this input in the legend.m file in lines 244-289.

I checked if the function works.

Example test of the new code:

I attached the original legend.m file as well a my adjusted version.

Alwin Brettschneider

Alwin Brettschneider <alwin>


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file #37310:  legend.m added by alwin (57KiB - application/octet-stream)
file #37311:  legend_original.m added by alwin (56KiB - application/octet-stream)


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Thu 07 Jul 2016 01:39:28 AM UTClachlanCategoryNone=>Core : other
    Mon 30 May 2016 02:43:21 PM UTCalwinAttached File-=>Added legend.m, #37310
      Attached File-=>Added legend_original.m, #37311
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