This recipe will demonstrate a variety of useful axis properties around limits and lengths that we can configure in matplotlib.
For this recipe, we want to fire up IPython:
After this, we need to import the plotting functions right away:
from matplotlib.pylab import *
Start experimenting with various properties of axes. Just calling an empty
axis() function will return the default values for the axis:
In : axis() Out: (0.0, 1.0, 0.0, 1.0)
Note that if you are in interactive mode and are using a windowing backend, a figure with an empty axis will be displayed.
Here the values represent
ymax respectively. Similarly, we can set values for the x and y ...