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lines_bars_and_markers example code: barh_demo.pyΒΆ

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Simple demo of a horizontal bar chart.
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
import numpy as np
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

# Example data
people = ('Tom', 'Dick', 'Harry', 'Slim', 'Jim')
y_pos = np.arange(len(people))
performance = 3 + 10 * np.random.rand(len(people))
error = np.random.rand(len(people))

plt.barh(y_pos, performance, xerr=error, align='center', alpha=0.4)
plt.yticks(y_pos, people)
plt.title('How fast do you want to go today?')

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