Fill patterns

There are 17 predefined fill patterns available. Click on any of the 3 thumbnails to see a bigger view:

patterns 1-8 patterns 9-16 pattern 17

You can change the fill style by using gsFillIndex for fills associated with polygons or Ngl.add_polygon, Ngl.polygon, Ngl.polygon_ndc.

For contour plots, use cnFillPattern or cnFillPatterns.

The fill pattern is changed using an integer from 0 to 17. The default is index 0 (solid fill).

Application Examples

Code Snippets

res                    = Ngl.Resources()
res.gsFillIndex        = 4    
res.cnFillPattern      = 4    
res.cnFillPatterns     = [2,5,12]