# matplotlib.pyplot.subplot2grid¶

matplotlib.pyplot.subplot2grid(shape, loc, rowspan=1, colspan=1, fig=None, **kwargs)[source]

Create an axis at specific location inside a regular grid.

Parameters: shape : sequence of 2 ints Shape of grid in which to place axis. First entry is number of rows, second entry is number of columns. loc : sequence of 2 ints Location to place axis within grid. First entry is row number, second entry is column number. rowspan : int Number of rows for the axis to span to the right. colspan : int Number of columns for the axis to span downwards. fig : Figure, optional Figure to place axis in. Defaults to current figure. **kwargs Additional keyword arguments are handed to add_subplot.

Notes

The following call

subplot2grid(shape, loc, rowspan=1, colspan=1)


is identical to

gridspec=GridSpec(shape[0], shape[1])
subplotspec=gridspec.new_subplotspec(loc, rowspan, colspan)
subplot(subplotspec)