Multi-Window PlotΒΆ

Subplotting: having multiple scenes in a single window

import pyvista as pv
from pyvista import examples

This example shows how to create a multi-window plotter by specifying the shape parameter. The window generated is a two by two window by setting shape=(2, 2). Use the pyvista.BasePlotter.subplot() function to select the subplot you wish to be the active subplot.

plotter = pv.Plotter(shape=(2, 2))

plotter.subplot(0, 0)
plotter.add_text("Render Window 0", font_size=30)
plotter.add_mesh(examples.load_globe())

plotter.subplot(0, 1)
plotter.add_text("Render Window 1", font_size=30)
plotter.add_mesh(pv.Cube(), show_edges=True, color="tan")

plotter.subplot(1, 0)
plotter.add_text("Render Window 2", font_size=30)
sphere = pv.Sphere()
plotter.add_mesh(sphere, scalars=sphere.points[:, 2])
plotter.add_scalar_bar("Z")
# plotter.add_axes()
plotter.add_axes(interactive=True)

plotter.subplot(1, 1)
plotter.add_text("Render Window 3", font_size=30)
plotter.add_mesh(pv.Cone(), color="g", show_edges=True)
plotter.show_bounds(all_edges=True)

# Display the window
plotter.show()
../../_images/sphx_glr_multi-window_001.png
plotter = pv.Plotter(shape=(1, 2))

# Note that the (0, 0) location is active by default
# load and plot an airplane on the left half of the screen
plotter.add_text("Airplane Example\n", font_size=30)
plotter.add_mesh(examples.load_airplane(), show_edges=False)

# load and plot the uniform data example on the right-hand side
plotter.subplot(0, 1)
plotter.add_text("Uniform Data Example\n", font_size=30)
plotter.add_mesh(examples.load_uniform(), show_edges=True)

# Display the window
plotter.show()
../../_images/sphx_glr_multi-window_002.png

Total running time of the script: ( 0 minutes 4.235 seconds)

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