P.S.: by the way I solved the cursor problem I posted (and
> got no answer) by defining a new cursor class (something
> already hinted by many on the web), if anyone is
Been out of town at meetings for the last week...
Have you seen
http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/examples/coords_demo.py, which shows
how to connect to mouse motion and click? The interface is being
streamlined in 0.65. Ie in CVS, one simply needs to do
def on_click(event): pass
Currently key_press_event is not implemented (though mouse move and
motion to capture and report key presses as event.key). We added this
because this is how we do the event handling across backends for the
toolbar. There are also some fixes in CVS to make disconnects work
properly, eg in the tk backend.
It would be fairly straightforward to add a key_press_event under the
For "cursoring", see the *cursor*.py examples in the examples subdir
of the matplotlib src distro.
But please also post your solution which may be useful....