Figure size with subfigure and subplot_mosaic

Hello matplotlib folks!

I am trying to sketch out a complex figure, with multiple subfigures. However, I can’t seem to get the final figure PDF to come out the same size as I specify. Here is an MRE:

fig = plt.figure(constrained_layout=False, figsize=(7.5, 3.5))
subfigs = fig.subfigures(nrows=3, ncols=1, height_ratios=[1, 0.1, 1])

top_row = subfigs[0].subplots(nrows=1, ncols=3,
                              gridspec_kw={'width_ratios': [3, 2, 2], 

mosaic = """

bottom_row = subfigs[2].subplot_mosaic(mosaic,
                                       gridspec_kw={'width_ratios': [5, 1, 2], 
                                                    'height_ratios': [1, 0.1, 1, 0.2, 0.2], 

plt.savefig('experimental.pdf', bbox_inches='tight')

The tricky thing is the bottom left subfigure, which has many plots with the same shared x axis. This also needs to be wider than the top row left subfigures.

Any help is much appreciated!

The point of bbox_inches='tight' is to make it fit and not be the size you specified.

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