Like bar charts, pie charts are also used in contexts where the color scheme might matter a lot. Pie chart coloring works mostly like in bar charts. In this recipe, we are going to see how to color pie charts with our own colors.
pyplot.pie() accepts a list of colors as an optional parameter, as shown in the following script:
import numpy as np import matplotlib.pyplot as plt values = np.random.rand(8) color_set = ('.00', '.25', '.50', '.75') plt.pie(values, colors = color_set) plt.show()
The preceding script will produce the following pie chart:
Pie charts accept a list of ...