horizontal grid lines appearing when i put text on a plot

Hello all,
I suppose this is a newbie question, but why do I get these three horizontal grid lines when I add text to my plot? I’ve tried repeating the call to pyplot.grid() but that doesn’t affect anything…

#!/usr/bin/env python

from matplotlib import pyplot
from scipy import randn

mu, sigma = 200, 25
x = mu + sigma*randn(10000)

pyplot.grid(False)
n, bins, patches = pyplot.hist(x, 50, normed=1, histtype=‘stepfilled’)

xlim_right = pyplot.xlim()[1]
ylim_top = pyplot.ylim()[1]

pyplot.text(xlim_right0.8, ylim_top0.9, ‘Fit Parameters:’, weight=‘bold’, size=‘large’)

pyplot.show()

#end script

My matplotlib version is:

[craigb@…2742… matplotlib]$ python
Python 2.6.2 (r262:71600, Jul 28 2009, 10:47:31)
[GCC 4.1.2 20080704 (Red Hat 4.1.2-44)] on linux2
Type “help”, “copyright”, “credits” or “license” for more information.

import matplotlib
matplotlib.version
‘0.98.5.2’

Thanks in advance!

gridlines.png

I can’t reproduce this with SVN head here. I don’t see anything in your script that should cause this. Can you upgrade to the latest release, 0.99?

Ryan

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On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 11:00 AM, DEMOLISHOR! the Demolishor <destroooooy@…287…> wrote:

Hello all,
I suppose this is a newbie question, but why do I get these three horizontal grid lines when I add text to my plot? I’ve tried repeating the call to pyplot.grid() but that doesn’t affect anything…

#!/usr/bin/env python

from matplotlib import pyplot
from scipy import randn

mu, sigma = 200, 25
x = mu + sigma*randn(10000)

pyplot.grid(False)
n, bins, patches = pyplot.hist(x, 50, normed=1, histtype=‘stepfilled’)

xlim_right = pyplot.xlim()[1]
ylim_top = pyplot.ylim()[1]

pyplot.text(xlim_right0.8, ylim_top0.9, ‘Fit Parameters:’, weight=‘bold’, size=‘large’)

pyplot.show()

#end script

My matplotlib version is:

[craigb@…2742… matplotlib]$ python
Python 2.6.2 (r262:71600, Jul 28 2009, 10:47:31)
[GCC 4.1.2 20080704 (Red Hat 4.1.2-44)] on linux2
Type “help”, “copyright”, “credits” or “license” for more information.

import matplotlib
matplotlib.version
‘0.98.5.2’


Ryan May
Graduate Research Assistant
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma
Sent from Pasadena, California, United States