Rififi - 3 months ago 5x

Python Question

I want to plot a Ramachandron plot. On this kind of graph, x goes from -180° to 180°, and so does y. I want a tick every 60 degrees. So here is the code I use:

`import matplotlib.pyplot as plt`

from matplotlib.colors import LogNorm

x = [-179, 179]

y = [-179, 179]

fig = plt.figure(1)

ax = plt.subplot(111)

ax.axis([-180, 180, -180, 180])

ax.set_xticks([-180, -120, -60, 0, 60, 120, 180])

ax.set_yticks([-180, -120, -60, 0, 60, 120, 180])

# 1 bim = 1 degree

# !!! Logarithmic normalization of the colors

plt.hist2d(x, y, bins=180, norm=LogNorm())

plt.colorbar()

plt.show()

On this working example, I'm plotting only two points. But the ticks -180 and 180 are not shown, for none of the axes:

If I change x and y to:

`x = [-180, 180]`

y = [-180, 180]

I get what I want:

Is there a way to achieve the second result without altering the data ?

Answer

You use hist2d, set axis ticks after plotting:

```
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
from matplotlib.colors import LogNorm
x = [-179, 179]
y = [-179, 179]
fig = plt.figure(1)
ax = plt.subplot(111)
# 1 bim = 1 degree
# !!! Logarithmic normalization of the colors
plt.hist2d(x, y, bins=180, norm=LogNorm())
plt.colorbar()
ax.axis([-180, 180, -180, 180])
ax.set_xticks([-180, -120, -60, 0, 60, 120, 180])
ax.set_yticks([-180, -120, -60, 0, 60, 120, 180])
plt.show()
```

Source (Stackoverflow)

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