Adjusting the spacing between the edge of the plot and the X-axis in Matplotlib

MatplotlibPythonData Visualization

To adjust the spacing between the edge of the plot and the X-axis, we can use tight_layout() method or set the bottom padding of the current figure.

  • Set the figure size and adjust the padding between and around the subplots.
  • Create x and y data points using numpy.
  • Plot x and y data points using plot() method.
  • To display the figure, use show() method.

Example

import numpy as np
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

plt.rcParams["figure.figsize"] = [7.50, 3.50]
plt.rcParams["figure.autolayout"] = True

x = np.linspace(-2, 2, 100)
y = np.exp(x)
plt.plot(x, y, c='red', lw=1)
plt.show()

Output

raja
Published on 02-Jun-2021 08:22:52

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