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Demo Floating AxisΒΆ

Axis within rectangular frame

The following code demonstrates how to put a floating polar curve within a rectangular box. In order to get a better sense of polar curves, please look at demo_curvelinear_grid.py.

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import numpy as np
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
import mpl_toolkits.axisartist.angle_helper as angle_helper
from matplotlib.projections import PolarAxes
from matplotlib.transforms import Affine2D
from mpl_toolkits.axisartist import SubplotHost
from mpl_toolkits.axisartist import GridHelperCurveLinear


def curvelinear_test2(fig):
    """
    polar projection, but in a rectangular box.
    """
    global ax1
    # see demo_curvelinear_grid.py for details
    tr = Affine2D().scale(np.pi / 180., 1.) + PolarAxes.PolarTransform()

    extreme_finder = angle_helper.ExtremeFinderCycle(20,
                                                     20,
                                                     lon_cycle=360,
                                                     lat_cycle=None,
                                                     lon_minmax=None,
                                                     lat_minmax=(0,
                                                                 np.inf),
                                                     )

    grid_locator1 = angle_helper.LocatorDMS(12)

    tick_formatter1 = angle_helper.FormatterDMS()

    grid_helper = GridHelperCurveLinear(tr,
                                        extreme_finder=extreme_finder,
                                        grid_locator1=grid_locator1,
                                        tick_formatter1=tick_formatter1
                                        )

    ax1 = SubplotHost(fig, 1, 1, 1, grid_helper=grid_helper)

    fig.add_subplot(ax1)

    # Now creates floating axis

    # floating axis whose first coordinate (theta) is fixed at 60
    ax1.axis["lat"] = axis = ax1.new_floating_axis(0, 60)
    axis.label.set_text(r"$\theta = 60^{\circ}$")
    axis.label.set_visible(True)

    # floating axis whose second coordinate (r) is fixed at 6
    ax1.axis["lon"] = axis = ax1.new_floating_axis(1, 6)
    axis.label.set_text(r"$r = 6$")

    ax1.set_aspect(1.)
    ax1.set_xlim(-5, 12)
    ax1.set_ylim(-5, 10)

    ax1.grid(True)

fig = plt.figure(1, figsize=(5, 5))
fig.clf()

curvelinear_test2(fig)

plt.show()

Total running time of the script: ( 0 minutes 0.025 seconds)

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