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jypeter [Matplotlib]
other:python:jyp_steps [2018/10/18 17:57] (current)
jypeter [Misc numpy tricks]
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     - a Matplotlib //Axis// is a plot inside a Figure... [[http://​matplotlib.org/​faq/​usage_faq.html#​parts-of-a-figure|More details]]     - a Matplotlib //Axis// is a plot inside a Figure... [[http://​matplotlib.org/​faq/​usage_faq.html#​parts-of-a-figure|More details]]
     - some examples are more //​pythonic//​ (ie object oriented) than others, some example mix different styles of coding, all this can be confusing. Try to [[http://​matplotlib.org/​faq/​usage_faq.html#​coding-styles|use an object oriented way of doing things]]!     - some examples are more //​pythonic//​ (ie object oriented) than others, some example mix different styles of coding, all this can be confusing. Try to [[http://​matplotlib.org/​faq/​usage_faq.html#​coding-styles|use an object oriented way of doing things]]!
-    - it may be hard to (remember how to) work with colors. Some examples from the [[|Gallery]] can help you!+    - it may be hard to (remember how to) work with colors. Some examples from the [[http://​matplotlib.org/​gallery.html|Gallery]] can help you!
       * [[https://​matplotlib.org/​examples/​pylab_examples/​leftventricle_bulleye.html|leftventricle_bulleye.py]]:​ associating different types of colormaps to a plot and colorbar       * [[https://​matplotlib.org/​examples/​pylab_examples/​leftventricle_bulleye.html|leftventricle_bulleye.py]]:​ associating different types of colormaps to a plot and colorbar
       * [[https://​matplotlib.org/​examples/​api/​colorbar_only.html|colorbar_only.py]]:​ the different types of colorbars (or plotting only a colorbar)       * [[https://​matplotlib.org/​examples/​api/​colorbar_only.html|colorbar_only.py]]:​ the different types of colorbars (or plotting only a colorbar)
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   - Read the [[http://​www.labri.fr/​perso/​nrougier/​teaching/​matplotlib/​|Matplotlib tutorial by Nicolas Rougier]]   - Read the [[http://​www.labri.fr/​perso/​nrougier/​teaching/​matplotlib/​|Matplotlib tutorial by Nicolas Rougier]]
   - Download the [[http://​matplotlib.org/​contents.html|pdf version of the manual]]. **Do not print** the 2800+ pages of the manual! Read the beginner'​s guide (Chapter //FIVE// of //Part II//) and have a super quick look at the table of contents of the whole document.   - Download the [[http://​matplotlib.org/​contents.html|pdf version of the manual]]. **Do not print** the 2800+ pages of the manual! Read the beginner'​s guide (Chapter //FIVE// of //Part II//) and have a super quick look at the table of contents of the whole document.
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 +==== Misc Matplotlib tricks ====
 +
 +  * Specifying the background color of a plot (e.g. when plotting a masked variable and you don't want the masked areas to be white)
 +    * ''#​ make the background dark gray (call this before the contourf)''​\\ ''​plt.gca().patch.set_color('​.25'​)''​\\ ''​plt.contourf(d)''​\\ ''​plt.show()''​
 +    * [[https://​stackoverflow.com/​questions/​9797520/​masking-part-of-a-contourf-plot-in-matplotlib|trick source]]
  
 ===== Graphics related resources ===== ===== Graphics related resources =====
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   * Python 3 [[https://​perso.limsi.fr/​pointal/​python:​abrege|Quick reference]] and [[https://​perso.limsi.fr/​pointal/​python:​memento|Cheat sheet]]   * Python 3 [[https://​perso.limsi.fr/​pointal/​python:​abrege|Quick reference]] and [[https://​perso.limsi.fr/​pointal/​python:​memento|Cheat sheet]]
  
 +===== Misc tutorials =====
 +
 +  * [[https://​pyformat.info/​|PyFormat]]:​ //With this site we try to show you the most common use-cases covered by the old and new style string formatting API with practical examples//
 ===== Some good coding tips ===== ===== Some good coding tips =====
  
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