cneff wrote:
> Hi guys,
>
> I've tried to google this and look through the examples but its not quite
> working for me. Say I have two sets of data I want to make contour plots out
> of
>
> from pylab import *
>
> x=arange(3.0,3.0,.025)
>
> y=arange(2.0,2.0,.025)
>
> X,Y = meshgrid(x,y)
>
> Z1 = mlab.bivariate_normal(X, Y, 1.0, 1.0, 0.0, 0.0)
> Z2 = mlab.bivariate_normal(X, Y, 1.5, 0.5, 1, 1)
>
> Now if I would go
>
> plt1 = subplot(211)
> contourf(X,Y,Z1)
> colorbar()
>
> plt2 = subplot(212)
> contourf(X,Y,Z2)
> colorbar()
>
> we would see that the same colors correspond to different numerical values,
> because the ranges of Z1 and Z2 are different. I want it to be defined on
> the same range, so that red on plt1 corresponds to the same numerical Z
> value as red on plt2. How do I go about doing that?
Instead of relying on autoscaling to set the color levels, set them
explicitly to the same set of values in both calls to contourf by adding
a fourth argument.
e.g.
levs = arange(0,1.01,0.1)
...
contourf(X, Y, Z1, levs)
...
contourf(X, Y, Z2, levs)
...
Eric
