I had matplotlib installed in another location, not under the
> default python main tree and use the environmental variable
> AFMPATH to point to the afm fonts files. The backend_wx(.py)
> relies on distutils.sysconfig.PREFIX to find the GUI bitmap
> files. Adding the following 2 lines
A number of people have reported problems with matplotlib in
non-default install locations. I'll try and get these cleared up
before the next release.