I'm trying to plot dates using plot_date(), but the date for every
point is labeled on the axis, and in a verbose format, resulting in a
jumble of text making the date-axis completely unreadable. Is there
any way to control the format of the dates displayed, and ensure only
a small percentage of points are labeled on the axis?
google "date dateutils" site:http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/tutorial.html
And if this is not enough, please be a bit more specific in your request: an
example of code you typed and better description of wehat you expected would