pylab quick reference? (matplotlib)

norseman norseman at hughes.net
Wed Apr 22 20:02:44 CEST 2009


Esmail wrote:
> Hello all,
> 
> Does anyone know of a quick reference for the various plotting
> functions for pylab? I'm just getting started with this
> after years of work with gnuplot.
> 
> I found this
> 
>   http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/api/pyplot_api.html
> 
> which is very comprehensive and would be good for digging into
> specific commands. What I'm looking for is something small enough
> to print out (< 10-20 pages) that gives a sufficient overview so
> that I know what's available.
> 
> I've looked on the web without much success. I'd be grateful if
> you have any pointers.
> 
> Thanks!
> Esmail
> 
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Just out of curiosity,  have you tried:

import pylab
help(pylab)

The next step is to print it, which I've never felt the need to do.
Someone else can describe that step.


Steve




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