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Matplotlib.pyplot.axes() in Python

  • Last Updated : 17 May, 2020

Pyplot is another module of matplotlib that enables users to integrate MATLAB within Python environment, and thus providing MATLAB like interface and making Python visually interactive.

Matplotlib.pyplot.axes()

pyplot.axes is a function of the matplotlib library that adds axes to the current graph and makes it as current axes. Its output depends on the arguments used.

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Syntax: matplotlib.pyplot.axes(*args, **kwargs)



Parameters:
*args: It may include either None(nothing) or 4 tuples of float type

  • none: It gives a new full window axes
  • 4 tuples: It takes 4 tuples as list i.e [left bottom width height] and gives a window of these dimensions as axes.

**kwargs: There are several keyword arguments(kwargs) used as parameters to pyplot.axes(), most common include facecolor, gid, in_layout, label, position, xlim, ylim, etc.

Example 1:




# importing matplot library along 
# with necessary modules
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
  
  
# providing values to x and y 
x = [8, 5, 11, 13, 16, 23]
y = [14, 8, 21, 7, 12, 15]
  
# to plot x and y
plt.plot(x, y)
  
# to generate the full window axes
plt.axes()

Output:

Example 2:




# importing matplot library along 
# with necessary modules
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
  
  
# providing values to x and y 
x = [8, 5, 11, 13, 16, 23]
y = [14, 8, 21, 7, 12, 15]
  
# to plot x and y
#plt.plot(x, y)
# to generate window of custom 
# dimensions [left, bottom, width,
# height] along with the facecolor 
plt.axes([0, 2.0, 2.0, 2.0], facecolor = 'black'

Output:

python-matplotlib-axes-2




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