From: Alen Ribic <alen.ribic@gm...>  20070825 19:01:08

Thanks again Fred. With a bit of adjustment as per your helpful info below, I got the bars to align, cosmetically, just as I hoped. Alen On 8/25/07, Fred Ludlow <rfl26@...> wrote: > So, if I understand correctly, this is a cosmetic issue: If you let it > sort out its own scale, it looks a bit ugly when there are a small > number of data points? And using a fixed rescale of 010 isn't too > great either 'cause they're all together at one side of the image... (or > off the edge of it if there are more than 10 points) > > With the normal caveat that my suggestion is unlikely to the best way of > doing it, how about: > > If there are less than some number of datapoints, say 5, move the > datapoints to higher x and rescale the axis, if there are more than 5, > let matplotlib handle everything automatically: > > > ind = arange(N, dtype=float) # the x locations for the groups > if N < 5.0: > > ind += (5.0N)/2.0 # Slide the x points up > > # draw the bars here > > if N < 5: > xlim(0, 5) # Rescale > > > If you do this I think (but I haven't checked) you'll also need to change: > > for i in xrange(N): > text(i, 0, " %s" etc...) > > to: > > for i in ind: > text(i, 0, etc...) > > in order to keep the text lined up right. > > Hope that helps, > > Fred > > > Alen Ribic wrote: > > Thanks again Fred. Its looking much better now. However, one last > > related thing, the x axis plots are not centered in the middle. Now > > they are left aligned. For example, If there are only 1 or 2 plots on > > the x axis, they get displayed from the 0, origin point, the immediate > > left of the graph. How do I, if possible, have the x plots centered in > > the middle of the graph? > > > > I just saw an example that seems to have the x plots centered. Here is > > the link to it. > > http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/screenshots.html > > > > Its the table_demo.py example. > > > > I have also attached the code if you don't mind having a quick look. > > > > Much appreciated, > > Alen > > > > > > On 8/24/07, Fred Ludlow <rfl26@...> wrote: > >> Alen Ribic wrote: > >>> Thanks Fred. > >>> > >>> Thant did the trick. However now, when I have many plots on x axis, > >>> the last few plot shoot of the end of the x axis. It seems to start > >>> the plotting the middle move to the right. Do I just have to adjust > >>> the xlim on the axes[0]? I fiddled with the "align" parameter, set it > >>> to "center", on the bar function and it didn't do much. > >>> > >>> Alen > >> Hi Alen, > >> > >> The align parameter sets whether the left, or the center of the bar > >> should be aligned with the xvalue you give for that bar. So the right > >> hand edge of the bar would be at x+width (or x + (width/2) for center), > >> and you'd need to set x_lim to include this. If I've misunderstood your > >> problem can you post the code that's causing trouble? > >> > >> > >> Cheers, > >> > >> Fred > >> > >> ps. > >> gca() also gets the current axes object, which is marginally less typing > >> than what I said before, so you can use: > >> > >> gca().set_xlim([0.0, 10.0]) > >> draw() > >> > >> to rescale the xaxis on the last thing you plotted to 0.010.0. > >> > >>  > >> This SF.net email is sponsored by: Splunk Inc. > >> Still grepping through log files to find problems? Stop. > >> Now Search log events and configuration files using AJAX and a browser. > >> Download your FREE copy of Splunk now >> http://get.splunk.com/ > >> _______________________________________________ > >> Matplotlibusers mailing list > >> Matplotlibusers@... > >> https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/matplotlibusers > >> > > >  > This SF.net email is sponsored by: Splunk Inc. > Still grepping through log files to find problems? Stop. > Now Search log events and configuration files using AJAX and a browser. > Download your FREE copy of Splunk now >> http://get.splunk.com/ > _______________________________________________ > Matplotlibusers mailing list > Matplotlibusers@... > https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/matplotlibusers > 