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Simple AnimΒΆ

A simple example of an animated plot

import numpy as np
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
import matplotlib.animation as animation

fig, ax = plt.subplots()

x = np.arange(0, 2*np.pi, 0.01)
line, = ax.plot(x, np.sin(x))

def animate(i):
    line.set_ydata(np.sin(x + i/10.0))  # update the data
    return line,

# Init only required for blitting to give a clean slate.
def init():
    line.set_ydata(, mask=True))
    return line,

ani = animation.FuncAnimation(fig, animate, np.arange(1, 200), init_func=init,
                              interval=25, blit=True)

Total running time of the script: ( 0 minutes 0.036 seconds)

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