Stefano Borini Stefano Borini - 3 months ago 9
Python Question

How do I tell matplotlib that I am done with a plot?

The following code plots to two PostScript (.ps) files, but the second one contains both lines.

import matplotlib
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
import matplotlib.mlab as mlab

plt.subplot(111)
x = [1,10]
y = [30, 1000]
plt.loglog(x, y, basex=10, basey=10, ls="-")
plt.savefig("first.ps")


plt.subplot(111)
x = [10,100]
y = [10, 10000]
plt.loglog(x, y, basex=10, basey=10, ls="-")
plt.savefig("second.ps")


How can I tell matplotlib to start afresh for the second plot?

Answer

You can use figure to create a new plot, for example, or use close after the first plot.

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