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Changing the plot style in Matplotlib

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To change the plot style in Matplotlib use the the plt.style.use(~) method.

Examples

To use the ggplot style from the R library:

plt.style.use("ggplot")
NOTE

Once you apply a style, it will be used for all figures created during the session unless changed.

To check all the different styles available in Matplotlib, visit the official documentationopen_in_new.

Resetting plot style

To reset plt.style in Matplotlib to the default, use:

plt.style.use("default")

This will give you back the plain old styling.

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