.. _pylab_examples-axes_demo: pylab_examples example code: axes_demo.py ========================================= .. plot:: /home/tcaswell/source/p/matplotlib/doc/mpl_examples/pylab_examples/axes_demo.py :: import matplotlib.pyplot as plt import numpy as np # create some data to use for the plot dt = 0.001 t = np.arange(0.0, 10.0, dt) r = np.exp(-t[:1000]/0.05) # impulse response x = np.random.randn(len(t)) s = np.convolve(x, r)[:len(x)]*dt # colored noise # the main axes is subplot(111) by default plt.plot(t, s) plt.axis([0, 1, 1.1*np.amin(s), 2*np.amax(s)]) plt.xlabel('time (s)') plt.ylabel('current (nA)') plt.title('Gaussian colored noise') # this is an inset axes over the main axes a = plt.axes([.65, .6, .2, .2], axisbg='y') n, bins, patches = plt.hist(s, 400, normed=1) plt.title('Probability') plt.xticks([]) plt.yticks([]) # this is another inset axes over the main axes a = plt.axes([0.2, 0.6, .2, .2], axisbg='y') plt.plot(t[:len(r)], r) plt.title('Impulse response') plt.xlim(0, 0.2) plt.xticks([]) plt.yticks([]) plt.show() Keywords: python, matplotlib, pylab, example, codex (see :ref:`how-to-search-examples`)