Hi, I really like the possibility to create labels with tex
> support. Unfortunately, using this feature, svg export seems
> to be no longer available. This is sad, because creating svg's
> was one of my major reasons using matplotlib. Using latex most
> of the time, it was possible to create high quality vector
> based images with the possibility to change them later
> (e.g. with inkscape). I use this feature mostly for language
> changings of labels or titles.
As you've discovered, tex support has not been implemented yet for the
svg backend. Feel free to submit a support request on the sf site.
Perhaps the path of least resistance would be to embed the tex
graphics as images, just as we do for agg, since SVG already has image