[FieldTrip] plot ft_sourceplot figures into a subplot

Hame Park hame.hame.hame at gmail.com
Tue May 8 17:40:16 CEST 2018

Dear Robert
Thank you!
Best regards,

On Tue, May 8, 2018 at 4:53 PM, Robert Oostenveld <
r.oostenveld at donders.ru.nl> wrote:

> Dear Hame
> ft_sourceplot is a high-level function that includes interaction with the
> data (i.e. clicking). Furthermore, depending on method
> (ortho/surface/montage/glassbrain/cloud) you will get one or mutliple
> sub-axes within one figure. So it is not suited for use in a loop with
> multiple axes or subplots.
> I know that people are using it to export images to pdf/ps or ai format
> and then use external software to glue them together. I also find it
> convenient to save the figures to a bitmap using “print -dpng” and use
> external software (such as Windows picture viewer) to browse through large
> numbers of files. I believe this is also mentioned somewhere on
> http://www.fieldtriptoolbox.org/tutorial/plotting
> If you want closer control over the figures and different axes within one
> figure, I recommend you use the lower-level plotting functions that you can
> find in fieldtrip/plotting. E.g. ft_plot_mesh
> <http://www.fieldtriptoolbox.org/reference/ft_plot_mesh>, which you can
> give the mesh and the colors you want on each of the vertices or triangles.
> See also http://www.fieldtriptoolbox.org/reference#from_the_plotting_
> module
> best regards,
> Robert
> PS please use the fieldtrip mailing list next time, there are many people
> on it that can help, and providing answers on the list benefits others as
> well
> On 27 Apr 2018, at 14:20, Hame Park <hame.hame.hame at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Robert
> Hello!
> I was trying to make a big figure with many
> sourceplots, created from ft_sourceplot with the 'surface' method,
> but it seems it always creates a separate figure.
> I tried something like
> h = figure;
> ha = nan(length(T), 1);
> for t=1:length(T)
>     ha(t) = subplot(1, length(T), t);
> end
> for t=1:length(T)
>     axes(ha(t))
>     ft_sourceplot(cfg, data)
> end
> but it still opens up a new figure for ft_sourceplot.
> I tried to look into the code, and tried disabling the line
> h=figure; but this gave me errors which I couldn't comprehend.
> Any help would be much appreciated!
> Thank you.
> Best wishes,
> Hame
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