On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 2:05 AM, Jonathan Bruck <jdt.bruck@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi all,

Forgive me as this is the first time I've posted here. I've asked a question on StackOverFlow:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10101700/moving-matplotlib-legend-outside-of-the-axis-makes-it-cutoff-by-the-figure-box#comment12952803_10101700

The question relates to adjusting the size of the figure box to accommodate a large legend when the legend is placed below instead of on top of the axes.

I thought I'd post here to see if there are any other answers to avoiding having the figure box cut off the bottom of the legend.

Thanks

Jonathan
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E: jdt.bruck@gmail.com


If you only care about saving the figure, the savefig() method can take bbox='tight' and bbox_extra_artists=[legnd_obj] arguments (assuming you save the legend to such a variable.  As for on-screen displays, I have yet to find a solution.

Ben Root