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Text Commands

Plotting text of many different kinds.

import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

fig = plt.figure()
fig.suptitle('bold figure suptitle', fontsize=14, fontweight='bold')

ax = fig.add_subplot(111)
fig.subplots_adjust(top=0.85)
ax.set_title('axes title')

ax.set_xlabel('xlabel')
ax.set_ylabel('ylabel')

ax.text(3, 8, 'boxed italics text in data coords', style='italic',
        bbox={'facecolor':'red', 'alpha':0.5, 'pad':10})

ax.text(2, 6, r'an equation: $E=mc^2$', fontsize=15)

ax.text(3, 2, 'unicode: Institut f\374r Festk\366rperphysik')

ax.text(0.95, 0.01, 'colored text in axes coords',
        verticalalignment='bottom', horizontalalignment='right',
        transform=ax.transAxes,
        color='green', fontsize=15)


ax.plot([2], [1], 'o')
ax.annotate('annotate', xy=(2, 1), xytext=(3, 4),
            arrowprops=dict(facecolor='black', shrink=0.05))

ax.set(xlim=(0, 10), ylim=(0, 10))

plt.show()
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References

The use of the following functions, methods, classes and modules is shown in this example:

import matplotlib
matplotlib.figure.Figure.suptitle
matplotlib.figure.Figure.add_subplot
matplotlib.figure.Figure.subplots_adjust
matplotlib.axes.Axes.set_title
matplotlib.axes.Axes.set_xlabel
matplotlib.axes.Axes.set_ylabel
matplotlib.axes.Axes.text
matplotlib.axes.Axes.annotate

Out:

<function Axes.annotate at 0x7fb11b449268>

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