> Hi all,
> I apologize if this was asked before. I just started adding legends to my
> and found the legend stile for a point-plot, i.e. a plot using points rather
> lines to be a bit confusing.
> pylab.plot(arange(5), arange(5), 'o', label="foo")
> Will produce a legend which looks like "o o foo".
> Why are there two points? Can I force it to give me only one?
That may depend on how old your version of matplotlib is; for quite a
while there has been a "numpoints" kwarg to the legend command which
lets you set that number, e.g., "pylab.legend(numpoints=1)".