When plotting in Matlab it's useful to quickly pass a plot strong to a plotting function (plot, plot3, etc).
plot(x,y,'.r')plot3(x,y,z,'xb')plot(data,^g')are all acceptable symbol and color combinations
Symbols
Marker Specifier  Description 

Plus sign 

Circle 

Asterisk 

Point 

Cross 

Square 

Diamond 

Upwardpointing triangle 

Downwardpointing triangle 

Rightpointing triangle 

Leftpointing triangle 

Fivepointed star (pentagram) 

Sixpointed star (hexagram) 

No marker (default) 
Colors:
RGB Value 
Short Name 
Long Name 
