Axes.table(cellText=None, cellColours=None, cellLoc='right', colWidths=None, rowLabels=None, rowColours=None, rowLoc='left', colLabels=None, colColours=None, colLoc='center', loc='bottom', bbox=None, edges='closed', **kwargs)

Add a table to an Axes.

At least one of cellText or cellColours must be specified. These parameters must be 2D lists, in which the outer lists define the rows and the inner list define the column values per row. Each row must have the same number of elements.

The table can optionally have row and column headers, which are configured using rowLabels, rowColours, rowLoc and colLabels, colColours, colLoc respectively.

For finer grained control over tables, use the Table class and add it to the axes with Axes.add_table.

cellText2D list of str, optional

The texts to place into the table cells.

Note: Line breaks in the strings are currently not accounted for and will result in the text exceeding the cell boundaries.

cellColours2D list of colors, optional

The background colors of the cells.

cellLoc{'left', 'center', 'right'}, default: 'right'

The alignment of the text within the cells.

colWidthslist of float, optional

The column widths in units of the axes. If not given, all columns will have a width of 1 / ncols.

rowLabelslist of str, optional

The text of the row header cells.

rowColourslist of colors, optional

The colors of the row header cells.

rowLoc{'left', 'center', 'right'}, default: 'left'

The text alignment of the row header cells.

colLabelslist of str, optional

The text of the column header cells.

colColourslist of colors, optional

The colors of the column header cells.

colLoc{'left', 'center', 'right'}, default: 'left'

The text alignment of the column header cells.

locstr, optional

The position of the cell with respect to ax. This must be one of the codes.

bboxBbox, optional

A bounding box to draw the table into. If this is not None, this overrides loc.

edgessubstring of 'BRTL' or {'open', 'closed', 'horizontal', 'vertical'}

The cell edges to be drawn with a line. See also visible_edges.


The created table.

Other Parameters:

Table properties.

Property Description
agg_filter a filter function, which takes a (m, n, 3) float array and a dpi value, and returns a (m, n, 3) array
alpha float or None
animated bool
clip_box Bbox
clip_on bool
clip_path Patch or (Path, Transform) or None
contains unknown
figure Figure
fontsize float
gid str
in_layout bool
label object
path_effects AbstractPathEffect
picker None or bool or callable
rasterized bool or None
sketch_params (scale: float, length: float, randomness: float)
snap bool or None
transform Transform
url str
visible bool
zorder float

Examples using matplotlib.axes.Axes.table