Grid elaborateΒΆ

An example displaying a grid on the axes and tweaking the layout.

plot grid ext
Text(-0.05, 1.01, '\n\n    Draw ticks and grid ')

import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
from matplotlib.ticker import MultipleLocator
fig = plt.figure(figsize=(8, 6), dpi=72, facecolor="white")
axes = plt.subplot(111)
axes.set_xlim(0, 4)
axes.set_ylim(0, 3)
axes.xaxis.set_major_locator(MultipleLocator(1.0))
axes.xaxis.set_minor_locator(MultipleLocator(0.1))
axes.yaxis.set_major_locator(MultipleLocator(1.0))
axes.yaxis.set_minor_locator(MultipleLocator(0.1))
axes.grid(which="major", axis="x", linewidth=0.75, linestyle="-", color="0.75")
axes.grid(which="minor", axis="x", linewidth=0.25, linestyle="-", color="0.75")
axes.grid(which="major", axis="y", linewidth=0.75, linestyle="-", color="0.75")
axes.grid(which="minor", axis="y", linewidth=0.25, linestyle="-", color="0.75")
axes.set_xticklabels([])
axes.set_yticklabels([])
# Add a title and a box around it
from matplotlib.patches import FancyBboxPatch
ax = plt.gca()
ax.add_patch(
FancyBboxPatch(
(-0.05, 0.87),
width=0.66,
height=0.165,
clip_on=False,
boxstyle="square,pad=0",
zorder=3,
facecolor="white",
alpha=1.0,
transform=plt.gca().transAxes,
)
)
plt.text(
-0.05,
1.02,
" Grid: plt.grid(...)\n",
horizontalalignment="left",
verticalalignment="top",
size="xx-large",
transform=axes.transAxes,
)
plt.text(
-0.05,
1.01,
"\n\n Draw ticks and grid ",
horizontalalignment="left",
verticalalignment="top",
size="large",
transform=axes.transAxes,
)

Total running time of the script: (0 minutes 0.089 seconds)

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