.. _showcase-xkcd: showcase example code: xkcd.py ============================== .. plot:: /home/tcaswell/other_source/matplotlib/doc/mpl_examples/showcase/xkcd.py :: import matplotlib.pyplot as plt import numpy as np with plt.xkcd(): # Based on "Stove Ownership" from XKCD by Randall Monroe # http://xkcd.com/418/ fig = plt.figure() ax = fig.add_axes((0.1, 0.2, 0.8, 0.7)) ax.spines['right'].set_color('none') ax.spines['top'].set_color('none') plt.xticks([]) plt.yticks([]) ax.set_ylim([-30, 10]) data = np.ones(100) data[70:] -= np.arange(30) plt.annotate( 'THE DAY I REALIZED\nI COULD COOK BACON\nWHENEVER I WANTED', xy=(70, 1), arrowprops=dict(arrowstyle='->'), xytext=(15, -10)) plt.plot(data) plt.xlabel('time') plt.ylabel('my overall health') fig.text( 0.5, 0.05, '"Stove Ownership" from xkcd by Randall Monroe', ha='center') # Based on "The Data So Far" from XKCD by Randall Monroe # http://xkcd.com/373/ fig = plt.figure() ax = fig.add_axes((0.1, 0.2, 0.8, 0.7)) ax.bar([-0.125, 1.0-0.125], [0, 100], 0.25) ax.spines['right'].set_color('none') ax.spines['top'].set_color('none') ax.xaxis.set_ticks_position('bottom') ax.set_xticks([0, 1]) ax.set_xlim([-0.5, 1.5]) ax.set_ylim([0, 110]) ax.set_xticklabels(['CONFIRMED BY\nEXPERIMENT', 'REFUTED BY\nEXPERIMENT']) plt.yticks([]) plt.title("CLAIMS OF SUPERNATURAL POWERS") fig.text( 0.5, 0.05, '"The Data So Far" from xkcd by Randall Monroe', ha='center') plt.show() Keywords: python, matplotlib, pylab, example, codex (see :ref:`how-to-search-examples`)