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adjustment of the histogram bar's thickness

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data=[-0.00044;0.01355;0.00755;0.00455;0.01555;0.01955;0.00555;0.00455;0.01755;0.01655];
figure;
hist(data)
%I need to reduce the bars thickness of histogram

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dpb
dpb on 12 Jul 2014
Use bar instead; much simpler to control...
[n,x]=hist(data);
h=bar(x,n);
doc bar % for the rest of the details...

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Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 15 Aug 2014
To make bars narrower or less thick, adjust the barwidth property between 0 and 1
bar(binCenters, binHeights, 'BarWidth', 0.3); % Narrow bars
bar(binCenters, binHeights, 'BarWidth', 1.0); % Widest possible bars
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Chad Greene
Chad Greene on 15 Aug 2014
It is possible for bars to be wider than 1.0.
y = randn(10000,1);
histf(y,'barwidth',1.5)
produces this:
To see it a bit more clearly (pun?), make the bars semitransparent:
y = randn(10000,1);
histf(y,'barwidth',1.5,'alpha',.5)
I've plotted the above with histf but barwidth exceeding 1.0 is also possible with bar.

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Chad Greene
Chad Greene on 14 Aug 2014
Or histf.

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