Displaying surface in XY plane

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Karina
Karina on 3 Oct 2011
Answered: Jose Sosa Lopez on 8 Sep 2020
Dear all! I could not find answer of this question. How to display surface in XY plane with the code? Here is my code:
Z1=reshape(u1,J,I);
[X,Y]=meshgrid(t,x);
surf(X,Y,Z1,Z1);
colorbar;
shading interp;
caxis([0 8]);
axis([-5 5 -5 5 0 10]);
Sorry if question already has been asked. And I apologize for my English:)
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Fangjun Jiang
Fangjun Jiang on 3 Oct 2011
How can you display a surface (assume 3D) in a plane (like a piece of paper)? Are you looking for contour()?

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Fangjun Jiang
Fangjun Jiang on 3 Oct 2011
view(2)
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Karina
Karina on 3 Oct 2011
Thank you a lot! It is what I wanted. It doesn't work, but I'll find how to use it (view([0 89]) works, but view(2), that means view([0 90]), doesn't).

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Matt Tearle
Matt Tearle on 3 Oct 2011
"I want to display it in XY plane"
You mean as an image or contour map? In which case, use imagesc or contour. doc contour gives other options as well (filled contours, and so on).
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Karina
Karina on 3 Oct 2011
Sorry, I am so stupid... When Matlab executed the code, I click on image with right mouse button and choose 'Go to X-Y view'. I want to do the same operation, but without mouse. Just using the code.

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Jose Sosa Lopez
Jose Sosa Lopez on 8 Sep 2020
A few years later, but what I did in my code which was similar, after to create the figure, I put the comand:
view ([0 0 90])
so, I get the X-Y view
if I want the X-Z view, I use:
view ([0 -90 0])
I guess it depends of the arrangment of your view.

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