PyQtGraph – Setting Shadow Pen of Line in Line Graph
In this article, we will see how we can set shadow pen of the line in line graph of the PyQtGraph module. PyQtGraph is a graphics and user interface library for Python that provides functionality commonly required in designing and science applications. Its primary goals are to provide fast, interactive graphics for displaying data (plots, video, etc.) A line chart or line plot or line graph or curve chart is a type of chart that displays information as a series of data points called ‘markers’ connected by straight line segments. It is a basic type of chart common in many fields. Line graph is created with the help of plot class in PyQtGraph. Shadow Pen is basically used to draw lines between points (this is for enhancing contrast or emphasizing data).
We can create a plot window and create lines on it with the help of commands given below
# creating a pyqtgraph plot window plt = pg.plot() # plotting line in green color # with dot symbol as x, not a mandatory field line = plt.plot(x, y, pen='g', symbol='x', symbolPen='g', symbolBrush=0.2, name='green')
In order to do this we use setShadowPen method with the line object
Syntax : line.setShadowPen(QColor(168, 34, 3))
Argument : It takes QColor/QBrush/QPen object as argument
Return : It returns None
Below is the implementation
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