The problem is gone after upgrade to 0.98.5

On Sat, Jul 11, 2009 at 6:02 PM, Eli Brosh <ebrosh1@gmail.com> wrote:
My version is 0.98.3
This is what comes with ubuntu intrepid.
I will try to upgrade from svn.

Eli


On Sat, Jul 11, 2009 at 4:15 PM, John Hunter <jdh2358@gmail.com> wrote:
On Sat, Jul 11, 2009 at 6:06 AM, Eli Brosh<ebrosh1@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I encountered a problem when trying to draw a legend outside the axes.
> For some reason, when the legend is placed outside the axes, the markers are
> not drawn near the labels.
>
> I attach two scripts and two corresponding figures.
> the only differences between the scripts is the location of the legend.
> When the legend is placed inside the axes, everything is OK.
> However, when the legend is outside the markers are gone.
>
> Is this a bug ?
> Is there a way around it ?

I am not seeing this problem in mpl svn (what version are you using).
perhaps you can upgrade to svn?

http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/faq/installing_faq.html#install-from-svn

JDH