How can I set up parameters DelayTime and Loopcount when using exportgraphics for producing a gif file?

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I am trying to create a gif file using exprtgraphics. When I use
exportgraphics(gcf, filename, Append = true, DelayTime = 0.4)
I get an error: "Error using exportgraphics Illegal option 'delaytime' given." The same happens if I try to set Loopcount. I couldn't find an example or explanation in the MathWorks documents. I tried the "old way"
frame = getframe(gcf);
im = frame2im(frame);
[imind,cmf] = rgb2ind(im,256);
imwrite(imind,cmf,filename,'gif','WriteMode','append', 'DelayTime',0.4);
This works but the exportgraphics command is easier to use and makes a prettier gif.
So, how can I set up the parameters in exportgraphics?

Answers (2)

Richard Quist
Richard Quist on 26 Aug 2022
@Ludmila Kuncheva - those options are not available with exportgraphics (you can find the documentation for exportgraphics here). You may wish to contact support to request an enhancement

Michael Habermann
Michael Habermann on 9 Feb 2023
Edited: DGM on 9 Feb 2023
You can use imwrite which supports both settings:


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