Save a .FIG as .JPG (syntax error?)

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I currently have a string varible that updates my fig title and file names.
savefig(sprintf('%s - F vs V.fig', NAME))
But I also want to save a .JPG of the file too. I've tried:
saveas(sprintf('%s - F vs V', NAME),'.jpg')
Is there a syntax error I'm overlooking?

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Benjamin Großmann
Benjamin Großmann on 19 May 2020
Edited: Benjamin Großmann on 19 May 2020
To save a jpg with saveas() you have to give a proper figure handle (at least gcf) as first argument and change '.jpg' to 'jpeg' as format specifier (no dot and including the "e").
clearvars, close all
NAME = 'myFig'; % figure name and prefix of jpeg file name
fig = figure('Name', NAME); % creates figure and returns figure handle
plot(rand(100,1)) % plot some random data
saveas(fig, sprintf('%s - F vs V', NAME),'jpeg') % save as jpeg
However, i would recommend to use a vector graphics format or png instead of jpeg, because jpeg could contain ugly artifacts.
Benjamin Großmann
Benjamin Großmann on 19 May 2020
You are welcome. Please consider to substitue gcf by a figure handle returned from the figure() command. gcf can become very confusing when dealing multiple figures or if you have user interaction.

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