Points with varying transparency

Points can be plotted with different transparency levels by passing in an array argument to the transparency parameter of pygmt.Figure.plot.

points transparency

Out:

<IPython.core.display.Image object>

import numpy as np
import pygmt

# prepare the input x and y data
x = np.arange(0, 105, 5)
y = np.ones(x.size)
# transparency level in percentage from 0 (i.e., opaque) to 100
transparency = x

fig = pygmt.Figure()
fig.basemap(
    region=[-5, 105, 0, 2],
    frame=['xaf+l"Transparency level"+u%', "WSrt"],
    projection="X15c/6c",
)
fig.plot(x=x, y=y, style="c0.6c", color="blue", pen="1p,red", transparency=transparency)
fig.show()

Total running time of the script: ( 0 minutes 0.959 seconds)

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