[AstroPy] matplotlib's pie colors

Grigoris Maravelias gr.maravelias@gmail....
Wed Nov 30 18:12:19 CST 2011

Thanks Jon! I did contacted the matplotlib list, although we didn't 
conclude to something solid so I decided to change the plan and go for a 
bar plot instead of the pie diagram (thanks to another answer which has 
been really clarifying)

Thanks for your response too!



On 11/30/2011 04:27 PM, Jonathan Slavin wrote:
> Grigoris,
> I'm afraid I don't have an answer for you off the top of my head, but I
> do have a recommendation: post questions specific to matplotlib to the
> the matplotlib-users list (see:
> https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/matplotlib-users ).  While
> many on the astropy list are matplotlib users, you're more likely to get
> good and quick answers on matplotlib functionality there.
> Jon
>> Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 10:52:25 +0200
>> From: Grigoris Maravelias<gr.maravelias@gmail.com>
>> Subject: [AstroPy] matplotlib's pie colors
>> To: astropy@scipy.org
>> Message-ID:<4ED5EEC9.30709@gmail.com>
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>> Hello list!
>> I have a question regarding the colors of the pie diagram of
>> matplotlib.
>> When no colors are assigned then the pie function automatically
>> selects
>> some colors, like the example image I have attached. But in this case
>> the black color covers the text. How can we avoid this?Is there an
>> easy
>> (perhaps?) way to exclude a color?
>> Of course there is not problem if I specifically select the colors but
>> I
>> do not know how many parts exist beforehand (and I would like to
>> assign
>> it automatically).
>> Thanks!
>> Regards
>> Grigoris

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