plotly.express.parallel_categories

plotly.express.parallel_categories(data_frame=None, dimensions=None, color=None, labels={}, color_continuous_scale=None, range_color=None, color_continuous_midpoint=None, title=None, template=None, width=None, height=None)

In a parallel categories (or parallel sets) plot, each row of data_frame is grouped with other rows that share the same values of dimensions and then plotted as a polyline mark through a set of parallel axes, one for each of the dimensions.

Parameters
  • data_frame (DataFrame or array-like or dict) – This argument needs to be passed for column names (and not keyword names) to be used. Array-like and dict are tranformed internally to a pandas DataFrame.

  • dimensions (list of str or int, or Series or array-like) – Either names of columns in data_frame, or pandas Series, or array_like objects Values from these columns are used for multidimensional visualization.

  • color (str or int or Series or array-like) – Either a name of a column in data_frame, or a pandas Series or array_like object. Values from this column or array_like are used to assign color to marks.

  • labels (dict with str keys and str values (default {})) – By default, column names are used in the figure for axis titles, legend entries and hovers. This parameter allows this to be overridden. The keys of this dict should correspond to column names, and the values should correspond to the desired label to be displayed.

  • color_continuous_scale (list of str) – Strings should define valid CSS-colors This list is used to build a continuous color scale when the column denoted by color contains numeric data. Various useful color scales are available in the plotly_express.colors submodules, specifically plotly_express.colors.sequential, plotly_express.colors.diverging and plotly_express.colors.cyclical.

  • range_color (list of two numbers) – If provided, overrides auto-scaling on the continuous color scale.

  • color_continuous_midpoint (number (default None)) – If set, computes the bounds of the continuous color scale to have the desired midpoint. Setting this value is recommended when using plotly_express.colors.diverging color scales as the inputs to color_continuous_scale.

  • title (str) – The figure title.

  • template (or dict or plotly.graph_objects.layout.Template instance) – The figure template name or definition.

  • width (int (default None)) – The figure width in pixels.

  • height (int (default 600)) – The figure height in pixels.

Returns

Return type

A Figure object.