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"""
Make a "broken" horizontal bar plot, ie one with gaps
"""
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

fig, ax = plt.subplots()
ax.broken_barh([ (110, 30), (150, 10) ] , (10, 9), facecolors='blue')
ax.broken_barh([ (10, 50), (100, 20),  (130, 10)] , (20, 9),
                facecolors=('red', 'yellow', 'green'))
ax.set_ylim(5,35)
ax.set_xlim(0,200)
ax.set_xlabel('seconds since start')
ax.set_yticks([15,25])
ax.set_yticklabels(['Bill', 'Jim'])
ax.grid(True)
ax.annotate('race interrupted', (61, 25),
            xytext=(0.8, 0.9), textcoords='axes fraction',
            arrowprops=dict(facecolor='black', shrink=0.05),
            fontsize=16,
            horizontalalignment='right', verticalalignment='top')

plt.show()

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