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Figure: Move axis background above all graphics objects

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Vojtech
Vojtech on 19 Jul 2018
Edited: Jan on 20 Jul 2018
Here is a simple code which produces the figure on the left:
figure; box on; hold on;
line([0,1],[0,1],'LineWidth',10);
scatter(1,0,100,'filled');
Is it possible to stack gray background above graphics objects to get the figure on the right?
Command "set(gca,'Layer','top')" set just the black axis above the objects but not the gray background.

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Jan
Jan on 19 Jul 2018
Start with
figure;
axes('ClippingStyle', 'rectangle', ... % Crops the line already
'box', 'on', ...
'NextPlot', 'add'); % Equivalent to: hold on
line([0,1],[0,1],'LineWidth',10);
scatter(1,0,100,'filled');

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Vojtech
Vojtech on 19 Jul 2018
Thanks, that's what I was looking for. Unfortunately, it does not affect markers.
Jan
Jan on 20 Jul 2018
I did not find a solution for the marker also. What about using line objects to simulate markers? You need a modified version of scatter.

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