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Keypress DemoΒΆ

Show how to connect to keypress events

../../_images/sphx_glr_keypress_demo_001.png
from __future__ import print_function
import sys
import numpy as np
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt


def press(event):
    print('press', event.key)
    sys.stdout.flush()
    if event.key == 'x':
        visible = xl.get_visible()
        xl.set_visible(not visible)
        fig.canvas.draw()

# Fixing random state for reproducibility
np.random.seed(19680801)


fig, ax = plt.subplots()

fig.canvas.mpl_connect('key_press_event', press)

ax.plot(np.random.rand(12), np.random.rand(12), 'go')
xl = ax.set_xlabel('easy come, easy go')
ax.set_title('Press a key')
plt.show()

Total running time of the script: ( 0 minutes 0.017 seconds)

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