Bar plot advancedΒΆ

An more elaborate bar plot example

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import numpy as np
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
n = 16
X = np.arange(n)
Y1 = (1 - X / float(n)) * np.random.uniform(0.5, 1.0, n)
Y2 = (1 - X / float(n)) * np.random.uniform(0.5, 1.0, n)
plt.bar(X, Y1, facecolor='#9999ff', edgecolor='white')
plt.bar(X, -Y2, facecolor='#ff9999', edgecolor='white')
plt.xlim(-.5, n)
plt.xticks(())
plt.ylim(-1, 1)
plt.yticks(())
# Add a title and a box around it
from matplotlib.patches import FancyBboxPatch
ax = plt.gca()
ax.add_patch(FancyBboxPatch((-0.05, .87),
width=.66, height=.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, " Bar Plot: plt.bar(...)\n",
horizontalalignment='left',
verticalalignment='top',
size='xx-large',
transform=plt.gca().transAxes)
plt.text(-0.05, 1.01, "\n\n Make a bar plot with rectangles ",
horizontalalignment='left',
verticalalignment='top',
size='large',
transform=plt.gca().transAxes)
plt.show()

Total running time of the script: ( 0 minutes 0.063 seconds)

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