wait for plot to finish

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Stephan He
Stephan He on 28 Apr 2016
Commented: Stephan He on 28 Apr 2016
Hello,
I am plotting quite a huge amount of data points using the scatter3 function in a GUI. Doing so the program keeps on running while the data plot isnt finished yet. (I tested it with tic/toc before and after the plot which gave me way to short timings)
Is there a way to stop matlab from continuing until the plot is finished and visible?
Best Regards, Stephan

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Jan
Jan on 28 Apr 2016
What about drawnow?
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Stephan He
Stephan He on 28 Apr 2016
Thanks Jan. Its kind of contraintuitive to stop running by an update function, but it works ;)

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Ilham Hardy
Ilham Hardy on 28 Apr 2016
Hi,
Perhaps you will need this? waitfor()
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Stephan He
Stephan He on 28 Apr 2016
Hi Ilham,
I did consider this function but for now I couldnt get it to work: If i just use the call with the object, it actually waits for me to close the axes, which I will not. Then I dont know how to utilize the second call option with the changing property since I couldnt figure out any property that would change when finishing the plot.
Could you explain you idea more in detail please?
Best Regards, Stephan

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