Re: [Matplotlib-users] legend whitespace offset From: John Hunter - 2006-03-30 04:48:15 ```>>>>> "Steve" == Steve Schmerler writes: Steve> Hi I discovered that when I plot many (e.g. 20) data sets Steve> in one plot and request a normal boxed legend the Steve> whitespace between the lower and upper box bounds and the Steve> firet and last legend entries increases with the number of Steve> data sets (i.e. legend entries). Is there a way to make Steve> this whitespace offset independent from the length of the Steve> legend? Not currently, though it is a good idea. Right now you can control the legend "pad" which is the fractional whitespace inside the legend border. So you should be able to tweak this parameter in the final output to get something that looks about right, but having this in points rather than in relative coords makes more sense ultimately. JDH ```
 [Matplotlib-users] legend whitespace offset From: Steve Schmerler - 2006-03-24 10:23:29 ```Hi I discovered that when I plot many (e.g. 20) data sets in one plot and request a normal boxed legend the whitespace between the lower and upper box bounds and the firet and last legend entries increases with the number of data sets (i.e. legend entries). Is there a way to make this whitespace offset independent from the length of the legend? cheers, steve -- When danger or in doubt, run in circles, scream and shout. ```
 Re: [Matplotlib-users] legend whitespace offset From: John Hunter - 2006-03-30 04:48:15 ```>>>>> "Steve" == Steve Schmerler writes: Steve> Hi I discovered that when I plot many (e.g. 20) data sets Steve> in one plot and request a normal boxed legend the Steve> whitespace between the lower and upper box bounds and the Steve> firet and last legend entries increases with the number of Steve> data sets (i.e. legend entries). Is there a way to make Steve> this whitespace offset independent from the length of the Steve> legend? Not currently, though it is a good idea. Right now you can control the legend "pad" which is the fractional whitespace inside the legend border. So you should be able to tweak this parameter in the final output to get something that looks about right, but having this in points rather than in relative coords makes more sense ultimately. JDH ```