Data.image_plot

Data.image_plot(xcol=None, ycol=None, zcol=None, shape=None, xlim=None, ylim=None, **kargs)

Grid up the three columns of data and plot.

Parameters
  • xcol (index) – Xcolumn index or label

  • ycol (index) – Y column index or label

  • zcol (index) – Z column index or label

Keyword Arguments
  • shape (two-tuple) – Number of points along x and y in the grid - defaults to a square of sidelength = square root of the length of the data.

  • xlim (tuple) – The xlimits, defaults to automatically determined from data

  • ylim (tuple) – The ylimits, defaults to automatically determined from data

  • xlabel (string) – X axes label. Deafult is None - guess from xvals or metadata

  • ylabel (string) – Y axes label, Default is None - guess from metadata

  • zlabel (string) – Z axis label, Default is None - guess from metadata

  • plotter (function) – Function to use to plot data. Defaults to plt.contour

  • show_plot (bool) – Turn on interfactive plotting and show plot when drawn

  • save_filename (string or None) – If set to a string, save the plot with this filename

  • figure (integer or matplotlib.figure or boolean) – Controls which figure is used for the plot, or if a new figure is opened.

  • **kargs (dict) – Other arguments are passed on to the plotter.

Returns

A matplotlib figure