.. only:: html .. note:: :class: sphx-glr-download-link-note Click :ref:here  to download the full example code .. rst-class:: sphx-glr-example-title .. _sphx_glr_gallery_ticks_and_spines_spines_bounds.py: =================== Custom spine bounds =================== Demo of spines using custom bounds to limit the extent of the spine. .. image:: /gallery/ticks_and_spines/images/sphx_glr_spines_bounds_001.png :alt: spines bounds :class: sphx-glr-single-img .. code-block:: default import numpy as np import matplotlib.pyplot as plt # Fixing random state for reproducibility np.random.seed(19680801) x = np.linspace(0, 2*np.pi, 50) y = np.sin(x) y2 = y + 0.1 * np.random.normal(size=x.shape) fig, ax = plt.subplots() ax.plot(x, y) ax.plot(x, y2) # set ticks and tick labels ax.set_xlim((0, 2*np.pi)) ax.set_xticks([0, np.pi, 2*np.pi]) ax.set_xticklabels(['0', r'$\pi$', r'2$\pi$']) ax.set_ylim((-1.5, 1.5)) ax.set_yticks([-1, 0, 1]) # Only draw spine between the y-ticks ax.spines['left'].set_bounds((-1, 1)) # Hide the right and top spines ax.spines['right'].set_visible(False) ax.spines['top'].set_visible(False) # Only show ticks on the left and bottom spines ax.yaxis.set_ticks_position('left') ax.xaxis.set_ticks_position('bottom') plt.show() .. _sphx_glr_download_gallery_ticks_and_spines_spines_bounds.py: .. only :: html .. container:: sphx-glr-footer :class: sphx-glr-footer-example .. container:: sphx-glr-download sphx-glr-download-python :download:Download Python source code: spines_bounds.py  .. container:: sphx-glr-download sphx-glr-download-jupyter :download:Download Jupyter notebook: spines_bounds.ipynb  .. only:: html .. rst-class:: sphx-glr-signature Keywords: matplotlib code example, codex, python plot, pyplot Gallery generated by Sphinx-Gallery _