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Pandas DataFrame: plot.area() function

DataFrame.plot.area() function

An area plot displays quantitative data visually. This function wraps the matplotlib area function.

Syntax:

DataFrame.plot.area(self, x=None, y=None, **kwargs)

Parameters:

Name Description Type/Default Value Required / Optional
Coordinates for the X axis. By default uses the index.  label or position Optional
Column to plot. By default uses all columns. label or position Optional
stacked Area plots are stacked by default. Set to False to create a unstacked plot. bool
Default Value: True
Required
**kwds  Additional keyword arguments are documented in DataFrame.plot(). int or float
Default Value: 0
Optional

Returns: matplotlib.axes.Axes or numpy.ndarray
Area plot, or array of area plots if subplots is True.

Example:


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