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Demo Colorbar with Axes DividerΒΆ

import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
from mpl_toolkits.axes_grid1.axes_divider import make_axes_locatable

from mpl_toolkits.axes_grid1.colorbar import colorbar
# from matplotlib.pyplot import colorbar

fig = plt.figure(1, figsize=(6, 3))

ax1 = fig.add_subplot(121)
im1 = ax1.imshow([[1, 2], [3, 4]])

ax1_divider = make_axes_locatable(ax1)
cax1 = ax1_divider.append_axes("right", size="7%", pad="2%")
cb1 = colorbar(im1, cax=cax1)

ax2 = fig.add_subplot(122)
im2 = ax2.imshow([[1, 2], [3, 4]])

ax2_divider = make_axes_locatable(ax2)
cax2 = ax2_divider.append_axes("top", size="7%", pad="2%")
cb2 = colorbar(im2, cax=cax2, orientation="horizontal")

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