Figure zoom crosshair color

Hello Paul,

Thanks so much for your carefully-crafted reply. I had a hunch that it
would not be a simple matter. I'm using wxAgg for the backend.

I ended up using a Matplotlib widget cursor like this:
cursor = Cursor(ax, useblit=True, color='red', alpha = 0.5, linestyle =
'-', linewidth=1)

It does not do exactly what I want, but it's cleaner than hacking into the

This is, of course, a perfectly legitimate solution, so I hope you don't
mind me forwarding the correspondence to the list for posterity.

Again, thanks for your help.

Happy to be helpful,


On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 3:24 PM, David Brunell <quantalume@...287...> wrote:
Paul Ivanov
314 address only used for lists, off-list direct email at: | GPG/PGP key id: 0x0F3E28F7