Fri, 21 Sep 2007 09:53:52 +0200, "Mark Bakker" <markbak@...287...>:
I think LABELPAD is the padding between the label and the tick.
I did not think about it. Probably you are correct. Yet it still helps
if you have big/multiline axis label.
What I would like to control is the distance between the label and the
This is desired when you do multiple subplots and you want all ylabels to
align nicely; they may differ
depending on the numbers along the yticks.
Well, I see the problem.
One solution is to use custom Formatter for yticks/xticks (e.g.
FixedFormatter or FormatStrFormatter) to ensure that tick labels have
the same width/height (printed with the same precision or padded with
spaces). User's Guide explains how to use formatters.