clearing a figure

Christopher Barker wrote:

Jeff Whitaker wrote:

Chris: In the pylab interface, figure() returns a figure instance and plot(x,y) returns a list of Line2d instances.

yes, but it's the axis instance that you are most likely to need!

- Chris

Chris: Never noticed this before, but apparently the parent axes instance is attached to the Line2d instance:

>>> from pylab import *
>>> l = plot([1,2,3])
>>> l[0].axes
<matplotlib.axes.Subplot instance at 0x3240e90>



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