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Patheffect DemoΒΆ

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import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
import matplotlib.patheffects as PathEffects
import numpy as np

plt.figure(figsize=(8, 3))
ax1 = plt.subplot(131)
ax1.imshow([[1, 2], [2, 3]])
txt = ax1.annotate("test", (1., 1.), (0., 0),
                   arrowprops=dict(arrowstyle="->",
                                   connectionstyle="angle3", lw=2),
                   size=20, ha="center",
                   path_effects=[PathEffects.withStroke(linewidth=3,
                                                        foreground="w")])
txt.arrow_patch.set_path_effects([
    PathEffects.Stroke(linewidth=5, foreground="w"),
    PathEffects.Normal()])

pe = [PathEffects.withStroke(linewidth=3,
                             foreground="w")]
ax1.grid(True, linestyle="-", path_effects=pe)

ax2 = plt.subplot(132)
arr = np.arange(25).reshape((5, 5))
ax2.imshow(arr)
cntr = ax2.contour(arr, colors="k")

plt.setp(cntr.collections, path_effects=[
    PathEffects.withStroke(linewidth=3, foreground="w")])

clbls = ax2.clabel(cntr, fmt="%2.0f", use_clabeltext=True)
plt.setp(clbls, path_effects=[
    PathEffects.withStroke(linewidth=3, foreground="w")])

# shadow as a path effect
ax3 = plt.subplot(133)
p1, = ax3.plot([0, 1], [0, 1])
leg = ax3.legend([p1], ["Line 1"], fancybox=True, loc='upper left')
leg.legendPatch.set_path_effects([PathEffects.withSimplePatchShadow()])

plt.show()

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