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Publication-quality output

As well as the b_w mentioned above, laprint is installed. See MATLAB Graphics in LaTeX Documents: Some Tips and a Tool for details.

Sometimes (especially with filled contours) the picture online will be different from the printed picture. To produce a postscript file that is sure to be an accurate representation of the picture at the usual resolution try print -zbuffer -r864 -dpsc.

To control the size and position of the result picture on the page you can set the figure's PaperPosition property. The following produces a picture whose left-bottom corner is at (0.25ins, 2.5ins), width 5ins, height 3ins.

set(gcf,'PaperPosition',[0.25 2.5 5 3])

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