Thu, 12 May 2011 15:16:43 -0400, C M wrote:

[clip: installing Python modules]

Is there a step-by-step method on the

website that shows how to do this?

Thu, 12 May 2011 15:16:43 -0400, C M wrote:

[clip: installing Python modules]

Is there a step-by-step method on the

website that shows how to do this?

Hej

I want to include a mathematical expression but want to position it

outside the graphs box. I want it above the graph, so i tried to set it as title but there is to less space between the title and the graphs box.

how can that be done? how to set a position outside the box?

I tried eg:

plt.title(r'$F(x)=p*\frac{1}{s1\sqrt{2\pi}}$', fontsize=20)

thanks

/johannes

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figtext will let you place text relative to the figure, not the axes:

http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/api/pyplot_api.html#matplotlib.pyplot.figtext

Cheers,

Mike

On 05/13/2011 08:46 AM, Johannes Radinger wrote:

Hej

I want to include a mathematical expression but want to position it

outside the graphs box. I want it above the graph, so i tried to set it as title but there is to less space between the title and the graphs box.how can that be done? how to set a position outside the box?

I tried eg:

plt.title(r'$F(x)=p*\frac{1}{s1\sqrt{2\pi}}$', fontsize=20)

thanks

/johannes

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Hello again I tried:

plt.figtext(0, 1.2, r'$F(x)=p*\frac{1}{s1\sqrt{2\pi}}$', fontsize=20)

but then the text is outside the printed area and therefore not displayed.

Does that mean that the printed area has to be changed as well?

/j

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Datum: Fri, 13 May 2011 09:27:24 -0400

Von: Michael Droettboom <mdroe@...86...>

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Betreff: Re: [Matplotlib-users] Text outside the graphs "box"

figtext will let you place text relative to the figure, not the axes:

http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/api/pyplot_api.html#matplotlib.pyplot.figtext

Cheers,

MikeOn 05/13/2011 08:46 AM, Johannes Radinger wrote:

> Hej

>

>

> I want to include a mathematical expression but want to position it

> outside the graphs box. I want it above the graph, so i tried to set it

as title but there is to less space between the title and the graphs box.

>

> how can that be done? how to set a position outside the box?

>

> I tried eg:

>

> plt.title(r'$F(x)=p*\frac{1}{s1\sqrt{2\pi}}$', fontsize=20)

>

> thanks

>

> /johannes

>--

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Science Software Branch

Space Telescope Science Institute

Baltimore, Maryland, USA------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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Thanks, but I guess I can't install matplotlib since I can't build it,

since I don't have VS2003.

On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 6:23 AM, Pauli Virtanen <pav@...397...> wrote:

Thu, 12 May 2011 15:16:43 -0400, C M wrote:

[clip: installing Python modules]Is there a step-by-step method on the

website that shows how to do this?