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Matplotlib.artist.Artist.get_zorder() in Python

  • Last Updated : 10 May, 2020

Matplotlib is a library in Python and it is numerical – mathematical extension for NumPy library. The Artist class contains Abstract base class for objects that render into a FigureCanvas. All visible elements in a figure are subclasses of Artist.

matplotlib.artist.Artist.get_zorder() method

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The get_zorder() method in artist module of matplotlib library is used to get the artist’s zorder.

Syntax: Artist.get_zorder(self)



Parameters: This method does not accepts any parameter.

Returns: This method return the artist’s zorder.

Below examples illustrate the matplotlib.artist.Artist.get_zorder() function in matplotlib:

Example 1:




# Implementation of matplotlib function
from matplotlib.artist import Artist  
import numpy as np 
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt 
      
  
d = np.arange(100).reshape(10, 10
xx, yy = np.meshgrid(np.arange(11), np.arange(11)) 
      
fig, ax = plt.subplots() 
      
ax.set_aspect(1
ax.pcolormesh(xx, yy, d) 
    
ax.text(3, 9.5, "Zorder Value : "
        + str(Artist.get_zorder(ax)), 
        fontweight ="bold"
  
fig.suptitle('matplotlib.artist.Artist.get_zorder()\
function Example', fontweight ="bold"
  
plt.show()

Output:

Example 2:




# Implementation of matplotlib function
from matplotlib.artist import Artist  
import numpy as np 
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt 
      
  
xx = np.random.rand(16, 30
      
fig, ax = plt.subplots() 
      
ax.pcolor(xx) 
ax.set_zorder(-20
    
ax.set_title( "Zorder Value : "
        + str(Artist.get_zorder(ax)), 
        fontweight ="bold"
  
fig.suptitle('matplotlib.artist.Artist.get_zorder()\
function Example', fontweight ="bold"
  
plt.show()

Output:




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