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"""
Hatching (pattern filled polygons) is supported currently in the PS,
PDF, SVG and Agg backends only.
"""
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
from matplotlib.patches import Ellipse, Polygon

fig = plt.figure()
ax1 = fig.add_subplot(131)
ax1.bar(range(1,5), range(1,5), color='red', edgecolor='black', hatch="/")
ax1.bar(range(1,5), [6] * 4, bottom=range(1,5), color='blue', edgecolor='black', hatch='//')
ax1.set_xticks([1.5,2.5,3.5,4.5])

ax2 = fig.add_subplot(132)
bars = ax2.bar(range(1,5), range(1,5), color='yellow', ecolor='black') + \
    ax2.bar(range(1, 5), [6] * 4, bottom=range(1,5), color='green', ecolor='black')
ax2.set_xticks([1.5,2.5,3.5,4.5])

patterns = ('-', '+', 'x', '\\', '*', 'o', 'O', '.')
for bar, pattern in zip(bars, patterns):
     bar.set_hatch(pattern)

ax3 = fig.add_subplot(133)
ax3.fill([1,3,3,1],[1,1,2,2], fill=False, hatch='\\')
ax3.add_patch(Ellipse((4,1.5), 4, 0.5, fill=False, hatch='*'))
ax3.add_patch(Polygon([[0,0],[4,1.1],[6,2.5],[2,1.4]], closed=True,
                      fill=False, hatch='/'))
ax3.set_xlim((0,6))
ax3.set_ylim((0,2.5))

plt.show()

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