Text overlapp in uifigure plot

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Jogger
Jogger on 10 Jun 2020
Commented: Jogger on 28 Aug 2020
Hi
I am plotting the text in a ui figure using text(x,y,str). I could not see initial text message as they are over lapping . Can some one help me how can i avoid the overlapping text ?
Thank you!
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Adam Danz
Adam Danz on 12 Jun 2020
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Adam Danz
Adam Danz on 12 Jun 2020
Here are two ways to control the position of text in a plot
Use Matlab's text() function
The HorizontalAlignment and VerticalAlignment properties control the text position relative to the coordinate.
fig = figure();
ax = axes(fig);
textSamples = {'First Row', 'Second Row', 'Third Row'};
x = 1:3
y = 1:3;
plot(ax, x, y, 'bo')
hold(ax, 'on')
% Example of text()
text(ax, x+.05, y, textSamples,'HorizontalAlignment', 'Center', 'VerticalAlignment', 'Bottom')
xlim([0,4])
ylim([0,4])
Use labelpoints() from the file exchange
The same example above can be done with this line below. The 'N' input specifies that the text should be North of the coordinates.
labelpoints(x,y,textSamples,'N','color','b') % N is for North

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