Plotting quiver decoratedΒΆ

An example showing quiver with decorations.

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import numpy as np
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
n = 8
X, Y = np.mgrid[0:n, 0:n]
T = np.arctan2(Y - n/ 2., X - n / 2.)
R = 10 + np.sqrt((Y - n / 2.) ** 2 + (X - n / 2.) ** 2)
U, V = R * np.cos(T), R * np.sin(T)
plt.quiver(X, Y, U, V, R, alpha=.5)
plt.quiver(X, Y, U, V, edgecolor='k', facecolor='None', linewidth=.5)
plt.xlim(-1, n)
plt.xticks(())
plt.ylim(-1, n)
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, " Quiver Plot: plt.quiver(...)\n",
horizontalalignment='left',
verticalalignment='top',
size='xx-large',
transform=plt.gca().transAxes)
plt.text(-0.05, 1.01, "\n\n Plot a 2-D field of arrows ",
horizontalalignment='left',
verticalalignment='top',
size='large',
transform=plt.gca().transAxes)
plt.show()

Total running time of the script: ( 0 minutes 0.046 seconds)

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