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matplotlib.axes.Axes.vlines

Axes.vlines(x, ymin, ymax, colors='k', linestyles='solid', label='', **kwargs)

Plot vertical lines.

Plot vertical lines at each x from ymin to ymax.

Parameters:

x : scalar or 1D array_like

x-indexes where to plot the lines.

ymin, ymax : scalar or 1D array_like

Respective beginning and end of each line. If scalars are provided, all lines will have same length.

colors : array_like of colors, optional, default: ‘k’

linestyles : [‘solid’ | ‘dashed’ | ‘dashdot’ | ‘dotted’], optional

label : string, optional, default: ‘’

Returns:

lines : LineCollection

Other Parameters:
 

kwargs : LineCollection properties.

See also

hlines
horizontal lines

Examples

(Source code, png, pdf)

../../_images/vline_hline_demo.png

Note

In addition to the above described arguments, this function can take a data keyword argument. If such a data argument is given, the following arguments are replaced by data[<arg>]:

  • All arguments with the following names: ‘colors’, ‘x’, ‘ymax’, ‘ymin’.