Chapter 10: The Anatomy of a Plot
This is the first chapter of this book’s third part, Mastering Plot Customizations. These last few chapters will allow you to fully customize Julia’s plots – mainly via the Plots package. To customize our plots, we should first know the various parts that compose them. Those components can have different names and customization levels across plotting packages.
Therefore, this chapter will dissect figures from Plots, Makie, and Gadfly to understand their terminology. This will give us a glance into the customization opportunities of those elements. We will explore ways to customize those elements further in Chapter 12, Customizing Plot Attributes – Axes, Legends, and Colors.
In this chapter, we’re going to ...