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matplotlib.pyplot.broken_barh(xranges, yrange, hold=None, data=None, **kwargs)

Plot horizontal bars.

A collection of horizontal bars spanning yrange with a sequence of xranges.

Required arguments:

Argument Description
xranges sequence of (xmin, xwidth)
yrange sequence of (ymin, ywidth)

kwargs are matplotlib.collections.BrokenBarHCollection properties:

Property Description
agg_filter unknown
alpha float or None
animated [True | False]
antialiased or antialiaseds Boolean or sequence of booleans
array unknown
clim a length 2 sequence of floats
clip_box a matplotlib.transforms.Bbox instance
clip_on [True | False]
clip_path [ (Path, Transform) | Patch | None ]
cmap a colormap or registered colormap name
color matplotlib color arg or sequence of rgba tuples
contains a callable function
edgecolor or edgecolors matplotlib color spec or sequence of specs
facecolor or facecolors matplotlib color spec or sequence of specs
figure a matplotlib.figure.Figure instance
gid an id string
hatch [ ‘/’ | ‘' | ‘|’ | ‘-‘ | ‘+’ | ‘x’ | ‘o’ | ‘O’ | ‘.’ | ‘*’ ]
label string or anything printable with ‘%s’ conversion.
linestyle or dashes or linestyles [‘solid’ | ‘dashed’, ‘dashdot’, ‘dotted’ | (offset, on-off-dash-seq) | '-' | '--' | '-.' | ':' | 'None' | ' ' | '']
linewidth or linewidths or lw float or sequence of floats
norm unknown
offset_position unknown
offsets float or sequence of floats
path_effects unknown
picker [None|float|boolean|callable]
pickradius unknown
rasterized [True | False | None]
sketch_params unknown
snap unknown
transform Transform instance
url a url string
urls unknown
visible [True | False]
zorder any number

these can either be a single argument, i.e.,:

facecolors = 'black'

or a sequence of arguments for the various bars, i.e.,:

facecolors = ('black', 'red', 'green')


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 positional and all keyword arguments.