Grid elaborateΒΆ

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

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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, .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, " 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 0.050 seconds)

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