Hello, I would like to know if there is a mean for
> testing on the hold status of a figure, i.e. to know if
> hold is 'on' or 'off' ?
> In fact, I use frequently the ISHOLD function in Matlab
> and I can't find a similar one in Matplotlib.
A sin of omission. I just added it to CVS. If you don't have CVS
access, in the meantime, you can either use the ax._ishold variable to
inspect the axes hold status, or add the following
'return the HOLD status of the axes'
and to matplotlib.matlab
Return the hold status of the current axes
Should cure what ails ya ...