Plotting in polar, decoratedΒΆ

An example showing how to plot in polar coordinnate, and some decorations.

../../../../_images/sphx_glr_plot_polar_ext_001.png
import numpy as np
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
plt.subplot(1, 1, 1, polar=True)
N = 20
theta = np.arange(0.0, 2 * np.pi, 2 * np.pi / N)
radii = 10 * np.random.rand(N)
width = np.pi / 4 * np.random.rand(N)
bars = plt.bar(theta, radii, width=width, bottom=0.0)
for r, bar in zip(radii, bars):
bar.set_facecolor(plt.cm.jet(r / 10.))
bar.set_alpha(0.5)
plt.gca().set_xticklabels([])
plt.gca().set_yticklabels([])
plt.text(-0.2, 1.02, " Polar Axis \n",
horizontalalignment='left',
verticalalignment='top',
size='xx-large',
bbox=dict(facecolor='white', alpha=1.0),
transform=plt.gca().transAxes)
plt.text(-0.2, 1.01, "\n\n Plot anything using polar axis ",
horizontalalignment='left',
verticalalignment='top',
size='large',
transform=plt.gca().transAxes)
plt.show()

Total running time of the script: ( 0 minutes 0.054 seconds)

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