Ahah, I have seen this problem before several times on win32 but never sat down to
nail down the problem. It also occurs, as described, on win32, mpl 0.86.1 for py2.3.
After you use the save button the entire axis is forgotten. gca() doesn’t work, xlabel,
Fernando Perez wrote:
In : plot(range(10))
Out: [<matplotlib.lines.Line2D instance at 0x41ccd12c>]
At this point, click on the save button and save the figure to any filename.
Do NOT try savefig(), as it does NOT cause the problem.