Hi Keith,

How are you storing the plot in the frame/panel?

Josh
On Jul 12, 2012, at 11:59 PM, Keith Jones wrote:

Hi Josh,
Yes I too am using the wx backend.

 

Regards,
Keith

 


From: Tony Yu [mailto:tsyu80@gmail.com] 
Sent: Friday, 13 July 2012 3:16 p.m.
To: Keith Jones
Cc: Joshua Koehler; matplotlib-users@lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [Matplotlib-users] wxpython matplotlib figure resize

 

 
On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 9:27 PM, Keith Jones <K.Jones@irl.cri.nz> wrote:
Hi,
I am interested in a better solution to this problem, but I have used this simple method to force the right size.

 

    def tickle(self):
        #gets frame to redraw and resize, not elegant.
        if self.IsMaximized(): #then needs a kick
            self.Restore()
            self.Maximize()
        else:
            x,y = self.GetSize()
            self.SetSize((x-1, y-1))
            self.SetSize((x, y))

 

Regards,
Keith

 


From: Joshua Koehler [mailto:jjkoehler9@gmail.com] 
Sent: Saturday, 7 July 2012 1:51 a.m.
To: matplotlib-users@lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [Matplotlib-users] wxpython matplotlib figure resize

 

Hi all,

I am currently trying to use matplotlib with wxPython and all is going well except for one annoying issue that I can't figure out. 

I initialize a wxcanvas object with a figure and then throughout the life of the program I want the canvas' figure to change and display the corresponding plot. I can get the change of figure, but when the program goes to plot, the figure isn't the right size. It changes to the right size only when I manually resize the figure (see attached images). Is there some command that I am missing? This is the update sequence I am using:

self.figure = figure
        
        self.canvas.figure.clear()
        self.canvas.figure = self.figure
        self.canvas.draw()
        self.color_background()
        
        #self.GetParent().Layout()
        #self.SetSizer(self.main_sizer)
        #self.Fit()
        self.SendSizeEvent()

As you can tell from the comments (there are more in my code), I have tried a variety of ways to update the figure off the bat.

Thanks!

Josh

 
This may be similar to a Qt-backend bug, which didn't take the toolbar into account when resizing the figure:
It doesn't quite fit, though, because Josh's original example shows a figure that's the correct size (but the axes doesn't fill the figure).  The toolbar issue tended to squish the axes in the vertical direction (at least in the GUI window), whereas Josh's example is squished in the horizontal direction.

 

Keith: Are you also using the Wx-backend? I don't have Wx installed so I can't provide much help. I've been planning to take a look at a similar issue in the Tk backend, but haven't had time.

 

Best,
-Tony

 

 




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