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Floating plots in notebook?

asked 2015-04-17 00:40:52 +0100

Eugene gravatar image

Is there a way to make plots float? Like in floating divs? Say, I have a two plots:

plot(sin, 0, pi).show()
plot(cos, 0, pi).show()

Right now this code produces two pictures, one on top of the other:

|plot 1|
|plot 2|

But my screen is wide enough to show them alongside like:

|plot 1| plot 2|

It would be nice to have an option allowing to produce a few floating divs from pictures.

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answered 2015-04-19 13:43:03 +0100

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Thanks for the answer too! I have the same question about approach with html, is there a way to use additional parameters, like axis labels to ticks? Again, preferably separately for each plot.

Eugene gravatar imageEugene ( 2015-04-19 17:51:51 +0100 )edit

You can use further options with the plot command, for example:

ndomes gravatar imagendomes ( 2015-04-19 18:43:56 +0100 )edit

answered 2015-04-17 01:15:36 +0100

tmonteil gravatar image

Not playing with html, but glueing the plots in a single one, you can use GraphicsArray:

sage: from import GraphicsArray
sage: GraphicsArray([plot(sin, 0, pi), plot(cos, 0, pi)])
Launched png viewer for Graphics Array of size 1 x 2
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Thanks for the answer! But in that case where do I put additional parameters like, for example, axis_labels? It would be nice to be able to control additional parameters separately for each plot. I tried to put them in but that cause an error:

RuntimeError: should never launch viewer in embedded mode

and also affected all plots.

Eugene gravatar imageEugene ( 2015-04-19 17:50:31 +0100 )edit

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