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Line-style referenceΒΆ

Reference for line-styles included with Matplotlib.

import numpy as np
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

color = 'cornflowerblue'
points = np.ones(5)  # Draw 5 points for each line
text_style = dict(horizontalalignment='right', verticalalignment='center',
                  fontsize=12, fontdict={'family': 'monospace'})

def format_axes(ax):

def nice_repr(text):
    return repr(text).lstrip('u')

# Plot all line styles.
fig, ax = plt.subplots()

linestyles = ['-', '--', '-.', ':']
for y, linestyle in enumerate(linestyles):
    ax.text(-0.1, y, nice_repr(linestyle), **text_style)
    ax.plot(y * points, linestyle=linestyle, color=color, linewidth=3)
    ax.set_title('line styles')

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