I am a newbie to Matplotlib and all Python numeric stuff, so sorry if it is a FAQ.
I've installed NumPy 23.1, SciPy 0.3 and Matplotlib 54.1. Python is 2.3.4. The problem I have is that none of backends works properly.
TkAgg -- works fine from console, but if ran from IDLE or PythonWin it creates a window border only, does not populate it with plot. If I try to move the plot window whole python session crashes with generic runtime error message (windows error message box with a single Ok button).
WX/WXAgg -- both don't work from console -- show empty window, cursor turns in hourglass when it is over plot window. From GUI app (IDLE/PythonWin) it seems to work at first glance -- plot gets created, but the plot window can not be closed with either Alt-F4 or mouse. It just does not react on close command. Moreover, python objects corresponding to window seems to get destroyed when I try to close window, because if I do few plots commands without trying to close the window, new plots appear in first window, however as soon as I try to close the window (it won't close, remember?), new plots will open new window. That second window can be closed, but first one still remain unclosable.
GTK/GTKAgg -- can't really try that one, because it requires compiling GTK, and we don't have compiler yet.
Any ideas how that can be fixed, work arounded, debugged? I am pretty comfortable with debugging Python code, but as I said I don't have C compiler yet, so can't debug extensions.
This behavior observed on brand new computer with freshly installed Win XP. The same behavior I am observing on my a bit old Win XP laptop.