adding labels to individual boxplots

Faheem Mitha <faheem@...302...> writes:

The current boxplot function in matplotlib does not appear to support
labels for individual boxplots, if there are several on the same plot.

Do you mean the tick labels on the x axis, or something else?

I know I can manually add labels, but would prefer not to do so, since
I am trying to automate the process of graph creation as much as
possible.

Perhaps I'm not getting what you mean by "automate", but you'll be
writing a script anyway and can easily add the labels after plotting, eg

  boxplot(data)
  setp(gca(), 'xticklabels', ['first', 'second', 'third'])

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Jouni