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Matplotlib.axis.Tick.get_window_extent() function in Python

  • Last Updated : 10 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.Tick.get_window_extent() Function

The Tick.get_window_extent() function in axis module of matplotlib library is used to get the axes bounding box in display space. 
 

Syntax: Tick.get_window_extent(self, renderer) 

Parameters: This method accepts the following parameters. 

  • renderer: This parameter is the RendererBase subclass.

Return value: This method return the axes bounding box in display space. 



Below examples illustrate the matplotlib.axis.Tick.get_window_extent() function in matplotlib.axis:
Example 1:

Python3




# Implementation of matplotlib function
from matplotlib.axis import Tick
import numpy as np 
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt 
     
     
X = np.arange(0, 5, .5
Y = np.arange(0, 5, .5
U, V = np.meshgrid(X, Y) 
     
fig, ax = plt.subplots() 
     
ax.quiver(X, Y, U, V) 
     
fig.canvas.draw()   
renderer = fig.canvas.renderer 
     
# use of get_window_extent() method 
val = Tick.get_window_extent(ax, renderer) 
print("Value Return by get_window_extent():"
print(val)      
  
fig.suptitle('matplotlib.axis.Tick.get_window_extent() \
function Example', fontweight ="bold")  
     
plt.show() 

Output: 

Value Return by get_window_extent():
Bbox(x0=0.0, y0=0.0, x1=0.0, y1=0.0)

Example 2:

Python3




# Implementation of matplotlib function
from matplotlib.axis import Tick
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt 
import numpy as np   
     
xx = np.random.rand(3, 4
     
fig, ax = plt.subplots() 
     
m = ax.pcolor(xx) 
m.set_zorder(10
     
fig.canvas.draw()   
renderer = fig.canvas.renderer 
     
# use of get_window_extent() method 
val = Tick.get_window_extent(ax, renderer) 
print("Value Return by get_window_extent():"
print(val) 
  
fig.suptitle('matplotlib.axis.Tick.get_window_extent() \
function Example', fontweight ="bold")  
     
plt.show() 

Output: 
 

Value Return by get_window_extent():
Bbox(x0=0.0, y0=0.0, x1=0.0, y1=0.0)

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