Data.plot_xy

Data.plot_xy(xcol=None, ycol=None, fmt=None, xerr=None, yerr=None, **kargs)

Makesa simple X-Y plot of the specified data.

Parameters
  • xcol (index) – Xcolumn index or label

  • ycol (index) – Y column index or label

Keyword Arguments
  • fmt (strong or sequence of strings) – Specifies the format for the plot - see matplotlib documentation for details

  • xerr,yerr (index) – C

  • plt.errorbar (olumns of data to get x and y errorbars from. Setting these turns the default plotter to) –

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

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

  • title (string) – Optional parameter that specfies the plot title - otherwise the current DataFile filename is used

  • plotter (function) – Function to use to plot data. Defaults to plt.plot unless error bars are set

  • 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.

  • multiple (string) –

    how to handle multiple y-axes with a common x axis. Options are:
    • common single y-axis (default)

    • panels panels sharing common x axis

    • sub plots sub plots

    • y2 single axes with 2 y scales

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

Returns

A matplotlib.figure isntance