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import numpy as np
from bokeh.plotting import figure, output_notebook, show
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N = 80
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x = np.linspace(0, 4*np.pi, N)
y = np.sin(x)
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output_notebook()
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# fixed width and height
p1 = figure(title="width/height screen units")
p1.rect(x, y, 6, 4, color="tomato", width_units="screen", height_units="screen")
show(p1)
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# variable width and height
w = 0.02*np.exp(1+0.1*x)
h = 0.2*abs(np.cos(x))
p2 = figure(title="variable width/height")
p2.rect(x, y, w, h, color="olivedrab", alpha=0.6)
show(p2)
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# angle
a = -np.pi/6
p3 = figure(title="angle")
p3.rect(x, y, 0.1, 0.1, alpha=0.5, color="navy", angle=a)
show(p3)
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