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MATLAB Plot Gallery - Two Y Axis Plot (1)

Create a plot with two y axes


Updated 19 Dec 2018

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This is an example of how to create a plot with two y axes in MATLAB®.
Read about the "yyaxis" function in the MATLAB documentation. This function is available in R2016a or newer.
For more examples, go to MATLAB Plot Gallery -

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MathWorks Plot Gallery Team (2020). MATLAB Plot Gallery - Two Y Axis Plot (1) (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

Comments and Ratings (1)

Brian zhang

axes are difficult to handle, there are many overlap cases. plotyy need 2 sets of axes with 2 separate x axes causing problems. it is a system issue which should never happened.


Added live script

Use new yyaxis function

Updated license

Updated screenshot.

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2016a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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