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rcsetup

matplotlib.rcsetup

The rcsetup module contains the default values and the validation code for customization using matplotlib's rc settings.

Each rc setting is assigned a default value and a function used to validate any attempted changes to that setting. The default values and validation functions are defined in the rcsetup module, and are used to construct the rcParams global object which stores the settings and is referenced throughout matplotlib.

These default values should be consistent with the default matplotlibrc file that actually reflects the values given here. Any additions or deletions to the parameter set listed here should also be visited to the matplotlibrc.template in matplotlib's root source directory.

class matplotlib.rcsetup.ValidateInStrings(key, valid, ignorecase=False)[source]

Bases: object

valid is a list of legal strings

class matplotlib.rcsetup.ValidateInterval(vmin, vmax, closedmin=True, closedmax=True)[source]

Bases: object

Value must be in interval

matplotlib.rcsetup.cycler(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Creates a Cycler object much like cycler.cycler(), but includes input validation.

Call signatures:

cycler(cycler)
cycler(label=values[, label2=values2[, ...]])
cycler(label, values)

Form 1 copies a given Cycler object.

Form 2 creates a Cycler which cycles over one or more properties simultaneously. If multiple properties are given, their value lists must have the same length.

Form 3 creates a Cycler for a single property. This form exists for compatibility with the original cycler. Its use is discouraged in favor of the kwarg form, i.e. cycler(label=values).

Parameters:
cycler : Cycler

Copy constructor for Cycler.

label : str

The property key. Must be a valid Artist property. For example, 'color' or 'linestyle'. Aliases are allowed, such as 'c' for 'color' and 'lw' for 'linewidth'.

values : iterable

Finite-length iterable of the property values. These values are validated and will raise a ValueError if invalid.

Returns:
cycler : Cycler

A new Cycler for the given properties.

Examples

Creating a cycler for a single property:

>>> c = cycler(color=['red', 'green', 'blue'])

Creating a cycler for simultaneously cycling over multiple properties (e.g. red circle, green plus, blue cross):

>>> c = cycler(color=['red', 'green', 'blue'],
...            marker=['o', '+', 'x'])
matplotlib.rcsetup.deprecate_axes_hold(value)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.update_savefig_format(value)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_animation_writer_path(p)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_any(s)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_anylist(s)
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_aspect(s)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_axisbelow(s)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_backend(s)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_bbox(s)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_bool(b)[source]

Convert b to a boolean or raise

matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_bool_maybe_none(b)[source]

Convert b to a boolean or raise

matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_capstylelist(s)
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_color(s)[source]

return a valid color arg

matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_color_for_prop_cycle(s)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_color_or_auto(s)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_color_or_inherit(s)[source]

return a valid color arg

matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_colorlist(s)

return a list of colorspecs

matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_cycler(s)[source]

return a Cycler object from a string repr or the object itself

matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_dashlist(s)
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_dpi(s)[source]

confirm s is string 'figure' or convert s to float or raise

matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_fillstylelist(s)
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_float(s)[source]

convert s to float or raise

matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_float_or_None(s)[source]

convert s to float, None or raise

matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_floatlist(s)

convert s to float or raise

matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_font_properties(s)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_fontsize(s)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_fontsizelist(s)
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_fonttype(s)[source]

confirm that this is a Postscript of PDF font type that we know how to convert to

matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_hatch(s)[source]

Validate a hatch pattern. A hatch pattern string can have any sequence of the following characters: \ / | - + * . x o O.

matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_hatchlist(s)

Validate a hatch pattern. A hatch pattern string can have any sequence of the following characters: \ / | - + * . x o O.

matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_hinting(s)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_hist_bins(s)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_int(s)[source]

convert s to int or raise

matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_int_or_None(s)[source]

if not None, tries to validate as an int

matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_joinstylelist(s)
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_negative_linestyle(s)[source]

Deprecated since version 2.1: The validate_negative_linestyle function was deprecated in version 2.1. See 'validate_negative_linestyle_legacy' deprecation warning for more information.

matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_negative_linestyle_legacy(s)[source]

Deprecated since version 2.1: The validate_negative_linestyle_legacy function was deprecated in version 2.1. The 'contour.negative_linestyle' rcParam now follows the same validation as the other rcParams that are related to line style.

class matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_nseq_float(n=None, allow_none=False)[source]

Bases: object

class matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_nseq_int(n=None)[source]

Bases: object

matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_path_exists(s)[source]

If s is a path, return s, else False

matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_ps_distiller(s)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_qt4(s)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_qt5(s)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_sketch(s)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_string(s)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_string_or_None(s)[source]

convert s to string or raise

matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_stringlist(s)

return a list

matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_svg_fonttype(s)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_toolbar(s)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_webagg_address(s)[source]
matplotlib.rcsetup.validate_whiskers(s)[source]