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Matplotlib.pyplot.plotfile() in Python

  • Last Updated : 10 May, 2020

With the help of pyplot.plotfile() method, we can plot the graph directly from the given csv file, we don’t have to make a separate dataframe for a particular attribute by using pyplot.plotfile() method.

Syntax : pyplot.plotfile(datafile, (attr1, attr2, .....attrn))

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Return : Return the plot of attributes on a graph.



Example #1:
In this example we can see that by using pyplot.plotfile() method, we are able to plot the csv file data on a graph by given attributes by using pyplot.plotfile() method.




# import matplotlib
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
  
  
# Provide the location of datafile
data = 'location_of_data_file'
  
# Using pyplot.plotfile() method
plt.plotfile(data, ('x_axis', 'y_axis'))
plt.show()

Data File for Example #1 :

Output :

Example #2 :




# import matplotlib
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
  
  
# Provide the location of datafile
data = 'location_of_data_file'
  
# Using pyplot.plotfile() method
plt.plotfile(data, ('x_axis', 'y_axis', 'z_axis'))
plt.show()

Data File for Example #2 :

Output :




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