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api example code: watermark_image.pyΒΆ

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Use a PNG file as a watermark
from __future__ import print_function
import numpy as np
import matplotlib.cbook as cbook
import matplotlib.image as image
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

datafile = cbook.get_sample_data('logo2.png', asfileobj=False)
print('loading %s' % datafile)
im = image.imread(datafile)
im[:, :, -1] = 0.5  # set the alpha channel

fig, ax = plt.subplots()

ax.plot(np.random.rand(20), '-o', ms=20, lw=2, alpha=0.7, mfc='orange')
fig.figimage(im, 10, 10)

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