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Clipping images with patches#
Demo of image that's been clipped by a circular patch.
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt import matplotlib.cbook as cbook import matplotlib.patches as patches with cbook.get_sample_data('grace_hopper.jpg') as image_file: image = plt.imread(image_file) fig, ax = plt.subplots() im = ax.imshow(image) patch = patches.Circle((260, 200), radius=200, transform=ax.transData) im.set_clip_path(patch) ax.axis('off') plt.show()
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