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misc example code: sample_data_demo.pyΒΆ

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Grab mpl data from the ~/.matplotlib/sample_data cache if it exists, else
fetch it from github and cache it
from __future__ import print_function
import matplotlib.cbook as cbook
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
fname = cbook.get_sample_data('ada.png', asfileobj=False)

print('fname', fname)
im = plt.imread(fname)

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