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ANN matplotlib-0.30 - matlab style python plotting


matplotlib is a 2D plotting package for python with a matlab
compatible syntax and output tested under linux and windows platforms.

matplotlib-0.30 is available for download at
http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net, and has many new features since the
last major release.

Multiple outputs

matplotlib now supports postscript and GD output, as well as the
traditional GTK backend. The postscript backend goes a long way
towards the goal of acheiving publication quality output. The GD
backend allows you to use matplotlib even in environments with no X
server, such as for a web application server serving dynamic charts.

Log scaling

With the help of Andrew Straw, matplotlib now has log axis
capabilities, with new commands semilogx, semilogy and loglog
See http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/sc....html#log_shot

Legends

With the help of Charles R. Twardy, matplotlib now has a matlab
compatible legend command. See
http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/sc...ml#legend_demo

Numerous bug fixes and minor additions

DPI parameter allows multiple output resolutions with correct
scaling

Several bug fixes in GTK interactive mode using
examples/interactive2.py

Multiple ways to specify colors, including matlab compatible format
strings, RGB tuples, and html-style hex color strings

Rewrite of line class for much greater compatibility with matlab
handle graphics commands and flexibility in choosing line styles and
markers

See http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/screenshots.html for screenshots
and http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/whats_new.html for more detailed
information on what's new.

John Hunter

Jul 18 '05 #1
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