plot

mipylib.plotlib.miplot.plot(*args, **kwargs)

Plot lines and/or markers to the axes. args is a variable length argument, allowing for multiple x, y pairs with an optional format string.

Parameters
  • x – (array_like) Input x data.

  • y – (array_like) Input y data.

  • style – (string) Line style for plot.

Returns

Legend breaks of the lines.

The following format string characters are accepted to control the line style or marker:

Character

Description

‘-‘

solid line style

‘–’

dashed line style

‘-.’

dash-dot line style

‘:’

dotted line style

‘.’

point marker

‘,’

pixel marker

‘o’

circle marker

‘v’

triangle_down marker

‘^’

triangle_up marker

‘<’

triangle_left marker

‘>’

triangle_right marker

‘s’

square marker

‘p’

pentagon marker

‘*’

star marker

‘x’

x marker

‘D’

diamond marker

The following color abbreviations are supported:

Character

Color

‘b’

blue

‘g’

green

‘r’

red

‘c’

cyan

‘m’

magenta

‘y’

yellow

‘k’

black

Examples:

y = [1,4,9,16]
plot(y)    # plot y using x as index array 0..N-1
../../../../_images/plot_1.png
x = [1,2,3,4]
y = [1,4,9,16]
plot(x, y)    # plot x and y using default line style and color
../../../../_images/plot_2.png
x = [1,2,3,4]
y = [1,4,9,16]
plot(x, y, 'b--*')    # plot x and y using blue dash line and star marker style
../../../../_images/plot_3.png
t = arange(0., 5., 0.2)
plot(t, t, 'r--', t, t**2, 'bs', t, t**3, 'g^')
legend(loc='custom',x=0.2,y=0.4)
title('Multiple lines')
../../../../_images/plot_4.png