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matplotlib.artist.getp(obj, property=None)

Return the value of object’s property. property is an optional string for the property you want to return

Example usage:

getp(obj)  # get all the object properties
getp(obj, 'linestyle')  # get the linestyle property

obj is a Artist instance, e.g., Line2D or an instance of a Axes or matplotlib.text.Text. If the property is ‘somename’, this function returns


getp() can be used to query all the gettable properties with getp(obj). Many properties have aliases for shorter typing, e.g. ‘lw’ is an alias for ‘linewidth’. In the output, aliases and full property names will be listed as:

property or alias = value


linewidth or lw = 2