.. _pylab_examples-manual_axis: pylab_examples example code: manual_axis.py =========================================== .. plot:: /home/tcaswell/other_source/matplotlib/doc/mpl_examples/pylab_examples/manual_axis.py :: """ The techniques here are no longer required with the new support for spines in matplotlib -- see http://matplotlib.org/examples/pylab_examples/spine_placement_demo.html. This example should be considered deprecated and is left just for demo purposes for folks wanting to make a pseudo-axis """ import numpy as np from pylab import figure, show import matplotlib.lines as lines def make_xaxis(ax, yloc, offset=0.05, **props): xmin, xmax = ax.get_xlim() locs = [loc for loc in ax.xaxis.get_majorticklocs() if loc>=xmin and loc<=xmax] tickline, = ax.plot(locs, [yloc]*len(locs),linestyle='', marker=lines.TICKDOWN, **props) axline, = ax.plot([xmin, xmax], [yloc, yloc], **props) tickline.set_clip_on(False) axline.set_clip_on(False) for loc in locs: ax.text(loc, yloc-offset, '%1.1f'%loc, horizontalalignment='center', verticalalignment='top') def make_yaxis(ax, xloc=0, offset=0.05, **props): ymin, ymax = ax.get_ylim() locs = [loc for loc in ax.yaxis.get_majorticklocs() if loc>=ymin and loc<=ymax] tickline, = ax.plot([xloc]*len(locs), locs, linestyle='', marker=lines.TICKLEFT, **props) axline, = ax.plot([xloc, xloc], [ymin, ymax], **props) tickline.set_clip_on(False) axline.set_clip_on(False) for loc in locs: ax.text(xloc-offset, loc, '%1.1f'%loc, verticalalignment='center', horizontalalignment='right') props = dict(color='black', linewidth=2, markeredgewidth=2) x = np.arange(200.) y = np.sin(2*np.pi*x/200.) + np.random.rand(200)-0.5 fig = figure(facecolor='white') ax = fig.add_subplot(111, frame_on=False) ax.axison = False ax.plot(x, y, 'd', markersize=8, markerfacecolor='blue') ax.set_xlim(0, 200) ax.set_ylim(-1.5, 1.5) make_xaxis(ax, 0, offset=0.1, **props) make_yaxis(ax, 0, offset=5, **props) show() Keywords: python, matplotlib, pylab, example, codex (see :ref:`how-to-search-examples`)