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Plotting Networks
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PyPSA has several functions available for plotting networks with
different colors/widths/labels on buses and branches.
Static plotting with matplotlib
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Static plots of networks can be created that use the library
`matplotlib `_. This is meant for use with
`Jupyter notebooks `_, but can also be used to
generate image files.
To plot a network with matplotlib run
``network.plot()``, see :py:meth:`pypsa.Network.plot` for details.
See also the `SciGRID matplotlib example
`_ and the `Flow plotting matplotlib example
`_.
Interactive plotting with plotly
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Interactive plots of networks can be created that use the `d3js
`_-based library `plotly
`_ (this uses JavaScript and SVGs). This is
meant for use with `Jupyter notebooks `_.
To plot a network with plotly run
``network.iplot()``, see :py:meth:`pypsa.Network.iplot` for details.