On 04/26/2011 09:36 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org
> I believe this feature, which has been requested a number of times, but
> is still missing from matplotlib is genuinely useful for interactive
> plotting. Moreover, I've heard matlab has it...
> Here's a potential solution to cover my simple plotting needs. The goal
> is not to support all the weird and wonderful matplotlib features, if
> you need those you probably work only from script anyway. My approach is
> based on figureoptions.py in matplotlib.backends.qt4_editor (or the more
> recent version in spyder):
> 1) Save figure file:
> . get xy data for each plot object
> . get object styles (color of plots, linestyle, etc.)
> . save to auto-generated python script
> 2) Open figure file:
> The script will open a new figure, recreate all objects and then apply
> styles to each object.
> >> You have full control over the figure and its contents again for editing
> Using this approach backwards compatibility should not be a issue (as
> demonstrated by figureoptions). On the other hand not all matplotlib
> objects/options will be supported.
> Any comments or suggestions ?