Demo CurveLinear Grid2ΒΆ

Custom grid and ticklines.

This example demonstrates how to use GridHelperCurveLinear to define custom grids and ticklines by applying a transformation on the grid. As showcase on the plot, a 5x5 matrix is displayed on the axes.

demo curvelinear grid2
import numpy as np
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

from mpl_toolkits.axisartist.grid_helper_curvelinear import (
from mpl_toolkits.axisartist.grid_finder import (
    ExtremeFinderSimple, MaxNLocator)
from mpl_toolkits.axisartist.axislines import Axes

def curvelinear_test1(fig):
    """Grid for custom transform."""

    def tr(x, y):
        sgn = np.sign(x)
        x, y = np.abs(np.asarray(x)), np.asarray(y)
        return sgn*x**.5, y

    def inv_tr(x, y):
        sgn = np.sign(x)
        x, y = np.asarray(x), np.asarray(y)
        return sgn*x**2, y

    grid_helper = GridHelperCurveLinear(
        (tr, inv_tr),
        extreme_finder=ExtremeFinderSimple(20, 20),
        # better tick density
        grid_locator1=MaxNLocator(nbins=6), grid_locator2=MaxNLocator(nbins=6))

    ax1 = fig.add_subplot(axes_class=Axes, grid_helper=grid_helper)
    # ax1 will have a ticks and gridlines defined by the given
    # transform (+ transData of the Axes). Note that the transform of the Axes
    # itself (i.e., transData) is not affected by the given transform.

    ax1.imshow(np.arange(25).reshape(5, 5),
               vmax=50,, origin="lower")

if __name__ == "__main__":
    fig = plt.figure(figsize=(7, 4))

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