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Matplotlib field for Django

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Django_matplotlib is a reusable Django app for embedding matplotlib figures into Django driven websites. It can be easily integrated with Django admin app and used in templates via forms.



Django 1.11+, <3.0; Python 3.5+, <3.8.

Quick start

  1. Clone git repository to place where Django can find it:
pip install django-matplotlib
  1. Add “django_matplotlib” to your INSTALLED_APPS setting like this:
  1. Use MatplotlibField in your, e.g.:
from django.db import models
from django_matplotlib.fields import MatplotlibFigureField

class MyModelWithFigure(models.Model):
    # ... other fields
    # should be in the same directory where is placed.
    # see  ./django_matplotlib/ for example.
    fig = MatplotlibFigureField(figure='test_figure', verbose_name='figure',
    # ... other fields
  1. Generate and apply migrations.


It is assumed that you have Django installed already. Additionally, you will need to install matplotlib to use MatplotlibFigureField in your models.


Dmitry E. Kislov


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