From: Eric Firing <efiring@ha...>  20101121 23:48:16

On 11/21/2010 11:21 AM, Tommy Grav wrote: > I have two questions: > > 1. Is there a way to increase the line width of the axes? I have figured out how to do it > with the tick marks, but not the axes themselves. for s in ax.spines.values(): s.set_linewidth(5) > > 2. When adding a label to plot (xlabel and ylabel) the label will be cropped if the font is > large. Is there a way to rescale the plot so that the size of the axis is adjusted to allow > for the larger font size? If not, how do I increase the buffer zone outside the plot? There is no automatic way to handle this, but you can change the axes position either directly (set_position method of the Axes), or by using subplots_adjust if you have created the axes as a subplot. Eric > > Cheers > Tommy > 