labelbordersm documentation

The labelbordersm function labels borders of nations or US states on a map created by Matlab's Mapping Toolbox. For a version that does not require Matlab's Mapping Toolbox, use labelborders.

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Syntax

labelbordersm(place)
labelbordersm(...,TextProperty,TextValue)
h = labelbordersm(...)

Description

labelbordersm(place) labels the borders of a place, which can be any country or US state. place may also be 'countries' to plot all national borders, 'states' to label all US state borders, or 'Continental US' to plot only the continental United States (sorry Guam). Note: to plot the nation of Georgia, use 'Georgia'. To plot the US state of Georgia, specify 'Georgia.' with a period.

labelbordersm(...,TextProperty,TextValue) specifies text formatting.

h = labelbordersm(...) returns a handle h of plotted text object(s).

Example

Here are some borders plotted with the bordersm function. Label Russia with simple black text and label Canada with silly big green text with a yellow background:

bordersm
labelbordersm 'Russia'

labelbordersm('Canada','fontsize',30,...
   'color',rgb('green'),'backgroundcolor',rgb('yellow'))

Example 2:

Label all the African countries:

worldmap('Africa')

bordersm
labelbordersm

Author Info

This function is part of the Climate Data Toolbox for Matlab. The function and supporting documentation were written by Chad A. Greene of the University of Texas at Austin.