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Matplotlib.axis.Axis.get_snap() function in Python

  • Last Updated : 08 Jun, 2020

Matplotlib is a library in Python and it is numerical – mathematical extension for NumPy library. It is an amazing visualization library in Python for 2D plots of arrays and used for working with the broader SciPy stack.

Matplotlib.axis.Axis.get_snap() Function

The Axis.get_snap() function in axis module of matplotlib library is used to get the snap setting. 
 

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Syntax: Axis.get_snap(self) 
 



Parameters: This method does not accepts any parameter. 
 

Return value: This method return the snap setting. 

Below examples illustrate the matplotlib.axis.Axis.get_snap() function in matplotlib.axis:
 

Example 1:

Python3




# Implementation of matplotlib function
from matplotlib.axis import Axis
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt  
from mpl_toolkits.axisartist.axislines import Subplot  
         
      
fig = plt.figure()  
         
ax = Subplot(fig, 111)  
fig.add_subplot(ax)  
         
ax.axis["left"].set_visible(False)  
ax.axis["top"].set_visible(False)  
       
ax.text(0.3, 0.5, "Snap Setting : "
        +str(Axis.get_snap(ax)),   
        fontweight ="bold"
  
fig.suptitle("""matplotlib.axis.Axis.get_snap()
function Example\n""", fontweight ="bold")  
    
plt.show()

Output: 
 

Example 2:

Python3




# Implementation of matplotlib function
from matplotlib.axis import Axis
import numpy as np  
import matplotlib.cm as cm  
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt  
import matplotlib.cbook as cbook  
from matplotlib.path import Path  
from matplotlib.patches import PathPatch  
    
        
delta = 0.025
x = y = np.arange(-3.0, 3.0, delta)  
X, Y = np.meshgrid(x, y)  
      
Z1 = np.exp(-X**2 - Y**2)  
Z2 = np.exp(-(X - 1)**2 - (Y - 1)**2)  
Z = (Z1 - Z2) * 2
        
path = Path([[0, 1], [1, 0], [0, -1],   
            [-1, 0], [0, 1]])  
patch = PathPatch(path, facecolor ='none')  
        
fig, ax = plt.subplots()  
ax.add_patch(patch)  
        
im = ax.imshow(Z, interpolation ='bilinear',  
               cmap = cm.gray,  
               origin ='lower',  
               extent =[-3, 3, -3, 3],  
               clip_path = patch,   
               clip_on = True)  
      
im.set_clip_path(patch)  
       
Axis.set_snap(ax, True)  
      
ax.text(-1.3, 2, "Snap Setting : "
        + str(Axis.get_snap(ax)),  
        fontweight ="bold"
  
fig.suptitle("""matplotlib.axis.Axis.get_snap()
function Example\n""", fontweight ="bold")  
    
plt.show()

Output: 
 

 




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