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findall

Find all graphics objects

Syntax

object_handles = findall(handle_list)
object_handles = findall(handle_list,'property','value',...)

Description

object_handles = findall(handle_list) returns the handles, including hidden handles, of all objects in the hierarchy under the objects identified in handle_list.

object_handles = findall(handle_list,'property','value',...) returns the handles of all objects in the hierarchy under the objects identified in handle_list that have the specified properties set to the specified values.

Examples

plot(1:10)
xlabel xlab
a = findall(gcf)
b = findobj(gcf)
c = findall(b,'Type','text') 
% returns the xlabel handle twice
d = findobj(b,'Type','text')
% can't find the xlabel handle

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Tips

findall is similar to findobj, except that it finds objects even if their HandleVisibility is set to off.

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