matplotlib.patches.FancyBboxPatch

class matplotlib.patches.FancyBboxPatch(xy, width, height, boxstyle='round', bbox_transmuter=None, mutation_scale=1.0, mutation_aspect=None, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: matplotlib.patches.Patch

A fancy box around a rectangle with lower left at xy = (x, y) with specified width and height.

FancyBboxPatch is similar to Rectangle, but it draws a fancy box around the rectangle. The transformation of the rectangle box to the fancy box is delegated to the style classes defined in BoxStyle.

Parameters:
xyfloat, float

The lower left corner of the box.

widthfloat

The width of the box.

heightfloat

The height of the box.

boxstylestr or matplotlib.patches.BoxStyle

The style of the fancy box. This can either be a BoxStyle instance or a string of the style name and optionally comma seprarated attributes (e.g. "Round, pad=0.2"). This string is passed to BoxStyle to construct a BoxStyle object. See there for a full documentation.

The following box styles are available:

Class Name Attrs
Circle circle pad=0.3
DArrow darrow pad=0.3
LArrow larrow pad=0.3
RArrow rarrow pad=0.3
Round round pad=0.3, rounding_size=None
Round4 round4 pad=0.3, rounding_size=None
Roundtooth roundtooth pad=0.3, tooth_size=None
Sawtooth sawtooth pad=0.3, tooth_size=None
Square square pad=0.3
mutation_scalefloat, default: 1

Scaling factor applied to the attributes of the box style (e.g. pad or rounding_size).

mutation_aspectfloat, optional

The height of the rectangle will be squeezed by this value before the mutation and the mutated box will be stretched by the inverse of it. For example, this allows different horizontal and vertical padding.

Other Parameters:
**kwargsPatch 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
antialiased or aa unknown
capstyle {'butt', 'round', 'projecting'}
clip_box Bbox
clip_on bool
clip_path Patch or (Path, Transform) or None
color color
contains callable
edgecolor or ec color or None or 'auto'
facecolor or fc color or None
figure Figure
fill bool
gid str
hatch {'/', '\', '|', '-', '+', 'x', 'o', 'O', '.', '*'}
in_layout bool
joinstyle {'miter', 'round', 'bevel'}
label object
linestyle or ls {'-', '--', '-.', ':', '', (offset, on-off-seq), ...}
linewidth or lw float or None
path_effects AbstractPathEffect
picker None or bool or float 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
get_bbox(self)[source]

Return the Bbox.

get_boxstyle(self)[source]

Return the boxstyle object.

get_height(self)[source]

Return the height of the rectangle.

get_mutation_aspect(self)[source]

Return the aspect ratio of the bbox mutation.

get_mutation_scale(self)[source]

Return the mutation scale.

get_path(self)[source]

Return the mutated path of the rectangle.

get_width(self)[source]

Return the width of the rectangle.

get_x(self)[source]

Return the left coord of the rectangle.

get_y(self)[source]

Return the bottom coord of the rectangle.

set_bounds(self, *args)[source]

Set the bounds of the rectangle.

Call signatures:

set_bounds(left, bottom, width, height)
set_bounds((left, bottom, width, height))
Parameters:
left, bottomfloat

The coordinates of the bottom left corner of the rectangle.

width, heightfloat

The width/height of the rectangle.

set_boxstyle(self, boxstyle=None, **kwargs)[source]

Set the box style.

Most box styles can be further configured using attributes. Attributes from the previous box style are not reused.

Without argument (or with boxstyle=None), the available box styles are returned as a human-readable string.

Parameters:
boxstylestr

The name of the box style. Optionally, followed by a comma and a comma-separated list of attributes. The attributes may alternatively be passed separately as keyword arguments.

The following box styles are available:

Class Name Attrs
Circle circle pad=0.3
DArrow darrow pad=0.3
LArrow larrow pad=0.3
RArrow rarrow pad=0.3
Round round pad=0.3, rounding_size=None
Round4 round4 pad=0.3, rounding_size=None
Roundtooth roundtooth pad=0.3, tooth_size=None
Sawtooth sawtooth pad=0.3, tooth_size=None
Square square pad=0.3
**kwargs

Additional attributes for the box style. See the table above for supported parameters.

Examples

set_boxstyle("round,pad=0.2")
set_boxstyle("round", pad=0.2)
set_height(self, h)[source]

Set the rectangle height.

Parameters:
hfloat
set_mutation_aspect(self, aspect)[source]

Set the aspect ratio of the bbox mutation.

Parameters:
aspectfloat
set_mutation_scale(self, scale)[source]

Set the mutation scale.

Parameters:
scalefloat
set_width(self, w)[source]

Set the rectangle width.

Parameters:
wfloat
set_x(self, x)[source]

Set the left coord of the rectangle.

Parameters:
xfloat
set_y(self, y)[source]

Set the bottom coord of the rectangle.

Parameters:
yfloat

Examples using matplotlib.patches.FancyBboxPatch