Choosing the thumbnail figure#

This example demonstrates how to choose the figure that is displayed as the thumbnail, if the example generates more than one figure. This is done by specifying the keyword-value pair sphinx_gallery_thumbnail_number = <fig number> as a comment somewhere below the docstring in the example file. In this example, we specify that we wish for the second figure to be the thumbnail.

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  • plot 4 choose thumbnail
# Code source: Óscar Nájera
# License: BSD 3 clause

import numpy as np
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

def main():
    x = np.linspace(-1, 2, 100)
    y = np.exp(x)

    plt.plot(x, y)

    # The next line sets the thumbnail for the second figure in the gallery
    # (plot with negative exponential in orange)
    # sphinx_gallery_thumbnail_number = 2
    plt.plot(x, -np.exp(-x), color='orange', linewidth=4)
    # To avoid matplotlib text output

if __name__ == '__main__':

Total running time of the script: ( 0 minutes 1.127 seconds)

Estimated memory usage: 9 MB

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