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matplotlib.pyplot.tight_layout(pad=1.08, h_pad=None, w_pad=None, rect=None)[source]

Automatically adjust subplot parameters to give specified padding.

pad : float

padding between the figure edge and the edges of subplots, as a fraction of the font-size.

h_pad, w_pad : float

padding (height/width) between edges of adjacent subplots. Defaults to pad_inches.

rect : if rect is given, it is interpreted as a rectangle

(left, bottom, right, top) in the normalized figure coordinate that the whole subplots area (including labels) will fit into. Default is (0, 0, 1, 1).