Matplotlib.pyplot.colors() in Python

In Python we can plot graphs for visualization using Matplotlib library. For integrating plots into applications, Matplotlib provides an API. Matplotlib has a module named pyplot which provides a MATLAB-like interface.

Matplotlib.pyplot.colors()

This function is used to specify the color. It is do-nothing function.

Alias Color
‘b’ Blue
‘r’ Red
‘g’ Green
‘c’ Cyan
‘m’ Magenta
‘y’ Yellow
‘k’ Black
‘w’ White

We can use this function for various data visualizations and obtain insights from them.

Examples 1:

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import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
  
  
# Define the Color
color = 'green'
plt.plot([1, 2, 3, 4], color = color)
  
plt.show()

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Output:



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Example 2:

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import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
  
  
x = [1, 2, 3, 4]
y= [1, 4, 9, 16]
  
plt.plot(x, y, marker = 'o', markerfacecolor = 'r')
  
plt.show()

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Output:

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Here, marker=’o’ represents circle while markerfacecolor is used for specifying color of the point marker.

Note: This function has been deprecated since version 2.1.

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