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Modifying properties [ID:1492] (2/5)

in series: Matplotlib and iPython

video tutorial by Jason Wirth, added 06/09

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This video builds off the introduction, further explaining how artists work in Matplotlib.

Properties of lines are examined with manipulation through .get() “getter” and .set() “setter” methods.

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10. Clavius Suspension Light by AXO Online Sale Sat, 16 Oct 2010 11:49

thank you :) :) :)

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9. mjqjclbqq Fri, 11 Jun 2010 08:16

Good job...

Thanks very much for the tutorials. These are great. I have seen the first two. Look forward to seeing the others.

7. anonymous Thu, 10 Dec 2009 04:33

These are great videos, but I'm a novice and I'm a little confused about some things

The main thing that confuses me about plotting in matplotlib generally is the need to do fig = figure(), ax = fig.blah etc. I'm not sure exactly what the variable fig actually is. If i'm working on two figures should I set the second one to fig2 and ax2? are these things entirely temporary and you leave them in memory until you overwrite them with another fig later on?

I've actually managed to hack together the figs I need with trial and error and well placed google searches, and I've managed to set axes, labels, keys and annotations just fine, and I simply used figure() and then a list of plot() functions then things like legend() xlabel(), ylabel().

Clearly I'm doing it wrong but it works and creating these fig and ax variables seems counter intuitive to me.

I now need to do slightly more advanced things which is what brings me to your tutorials, I cant seem to find the basic explanations I'm looking for anywhere though.

6. anonymous Sat, 21 Nov 2009 15:13

Great. Informative.

Nice one! U did a good job on explaining the 'getters' and 'setters' - guess one can not miss that point. Thumbs up!

4. anonymous Thu, 15 Oct 2009 02:45

A simple way to improve Python knowledge...

Thanks a lot


great tutorial, thanks!

2. anonymous Sat, 05 Sep 2009 15:37

Nice video. Thanks!

Very nice!

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An introducton to the 'Artist'

thank you! :)

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