Cycle(*args, N=None, samples=None, name=None, marker=None, alpha=None, dashes=None, linestyle=None, linewidth=None, markersize=None, markeredgewidth=None, markeredgecolor=None, markerfacecolor=None, **kwargs)[source]¶
Generate and merge
Cyclerinstances in a variety of ways. Used to interpret the
cycle_kwarguments when passed to any plotting method wrapped by
If you just want a list of colors instead of a
Cyclerinstance, use the
Colorsfunction. If you want a
Cyclerinstance that imposes black as the default color and cycles through properties like
linestyleinstead, call this function without any positional arguments.
*args (colormap-spec or cycle-spec, optional) – Positional arguments control the colors in the
Cyclerobject. If more than one argument is passed, the resulting cycles are merged. Arguments are interpreted as follows:
Cycler, nothing more is done.
If a list of RGB tuples or color strings, these colors are used.
ListedColormap, colors from the
colorsattribute are used.
If a string cycle name, that
ListedColormapis looked up and its
colorsattribute is used.
In all other cases, the argument is passed to
Colormap, and colors from the resulting
LinearSegmentedColormapare used. See the
If the last positional argument is numeric, it is used for the
N, samples (float or list of float, optional) – For
ListedColormaps, this is the number of colors to select. For example,
Cycle('538', 4)returns the first 4 colors of the
LinearSegmentedColormaps, this is the a list of sample coordinates used to draw colors from the map, or an integer number of colors to draw. If the latter, the sample coordinates are
np.linspace(0, 1, samples). For example,
Cycle('Reds', 5)divides the
'Reds'colormap into five evenly spaced colors.
marker, alpha, dashes, linestyle, linewidth, markersize, markeredgewidth, markeredgecolor, markerfacecolor (list of specs, optional) – Lists of
Line2Dproperties that can be added to the
Cyclerinstance. If the lists have unequal length, they will be filled to match the length of the longest list. See
set_prop_cyclefor more info on cyclers. Also see the line style reference, the marker reference, and the custom dashes reference.
- Other Parameters
**kwargs – If the input is not already a
Cyclerinstance, these are passed to
Colormapand used to build the
ListedColormapfrom which the cycler will draw its colors.
Cycler– A cycler instance that can be passed to