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Setting plot background in Seaborn

Seaborn
schedule Jul 1, 2022
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Basic Solution

To set the plot background in Seaborn:

import seaborn as sns
sns.set(rc={'axes.facecolor':'yellow', 'figure.facecolor':'red'})
fig, ax = plt.subplots()

This gives us the following plot:

Using Hex and RGB

To specify colors using HEX and RGB:

import seaborn as sns
# #0000FF is blue
sns.set(rc={'axes.facecolor':'#0000FF', 'figure.facecolor':(1.0,0.47,0.42,1)})
fig, ax = plt.subplots()

Note that the RGB is scaled to a floating value from 0 to 1.

This gives us the following:

Setting transparent background

To set a transparent background you could use the RGBA tuple (0,0,0,0), where the last 0 represents an opacity of 0.

import seaborn as sns
sns.set(rc={'axes.facecolor':'#0000FF', 'figure.facecolor':(0,0,0,0)})
fig, ax = plt.subplots()

This gives us the following:

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