# [SciPy-user] Plotting an array

Andrew B. Young andrew.young at sri.com
Tue Oct 10 15:58:54 CDT 2006

```Thanks John!
-andyy

John Hunter wrote:
>>>>>> "John" == John Hunter <jdhunter at ace.bsd.uchicago.edu> writes:
>>>>>>
>
>
>>>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew B Young <andrew.young at sri.com> writes:
>>>>>>
>     Andrew> Gael, The following little program-- -- test.py
>     Andrew> ---------------------- | from scipy import arange, sin,
>     Andrew> pi, interpolate | from pylab import plot, show, savefig |
>     Andrew> t = arange(0, 2.0, 0.1) | plot(t) | savefig('test.png')
>
>     Andrew> Produces the plot at http://polar.sri.com/~ayoung/test.png
>
>     Andrew> Why does the plot "turn on" at one?  If I, plot( [ 0. ,
>     Andrew> 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, 0.5, 0.6, 0.7, 0.8, 0.9, 1.  , 1.1,
>     Andrew> 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9] ) I get what I
>     Andrew> would expect: http://polar.sri.com/~ayoung/test2.png
>
>     John> This looks odd; one possibility is that you are mixing your
>     John> numerix packages.  Check you matplotlib rc setting.  If you
>
> Yep, that's it.  I can reproduce it with an old Numeric and a newish
> numpy/scipy.  The combination of versions below exposes the problem if
> your rc setting is Numeric.  Either of the suggested changes I made in
> my last post will fix your problem.
>
> In [5]: import numpy; numpy.__version__ Out[5]: '0.9.6.2138'
>
> In [6]: import scipy; scipy.__version__
> Out[6]: '0.4.7.1617'
>
> In [7]: import Numeric; Numeric.__version__
> Out[7]: '23.1'
>
>
> JDH
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