[IPython-dev] [QUAR] Re: Qt SVG clipping bug (it's NOT a matplotlib bug)- Qt won't fix...

Mark Voorhies mark.voorhies@ucsf....
Sun Oct 17 15:56:58 CDT 2010


On Thursday, October 14, 2010 10:05:06 am John Hunter wrote:
> It should be fairly trivial to get mpl to generate a PNG on the kernel
> side by requesting backend Agg, and then shipping that along with your
> SVG and embedding it into your widget.
> 
> JDH
> 

Thanks!  I'm not sure if the iPython kernel has the same defaults on all systems,
but my system is defaulting to the TkAgg backend and
print_figure(string_io, format='png') does what I want.

--Mark


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