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Multi-frame view (figure shadows)

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Creates figure shadows - multiple shadows and multiple frames


Updated 28 Feb 2014

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The MULTI_FRAME_VIEW is a convenient function that creates figure shadows for multiple frames. The function help is included below:

function MULTI_FRAME_VIEW(files,we,be,ne,ie,gr)

MULTI_FRAME_VIEW creates figure shadows for multiple frames. Multiple shadow frames can also be created to allow the appearance of volume data for several 2D images.

Usage: MULTI_FRAME_VIEW(files,we,be,ne,ie,gr)

Arguments: files - struct array of file names [output from dir function]
we - white border size [default=2]
be - black border size [default=5]
ne - number of borders [default=3]
ie - image border size (beyond frames) [default=20]
gr - grayness of borders (0=black, 1=white, 0.5=gray) [default=0]

Returns: none (a figure is displayed)

Example: MULTI_FRAME_VIEW(dir('*.tif'),2,5,3,20,0)

Note: 6 inputs are required and current directory must contain image files (default is tif images)

2014/02/28: written by Luke Xie

keywords: shadow box, figure shadow, multiple frames, multi frame view, volume data appearance, 2D/3D/N-D, tif/png/jpg

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Luke Xie (2021). Multi-frame view (figure shadows) (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2012b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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Inspired: Color multi-frame view (RGB figure shadows)

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