[IPython-User] [notebook] opposite of display(gcf())

Michael Aye michael.aye@ucla....
Tue Dec 18 13:15:13 CST 2012

On 2012-12-14 16:52:27 +0000, Matthias BUSSONNIER said:

> Le 14 déc. 2012 à 04:40, Michael Aye a écrit :
>> So, if you have launched the notebook with
>> ipython notebook --pylab
>> then you can still display a plot inline with
>> display(gcf())
>> But, if you have launched it with --pylab=inline, is the opposite possible?
>> Michael
> You can toggle between inline/external plot with
> %pylab inline/ %pylab other_backend*
> * other backend include qt, osx, … once you choose one you can't get 
> the other others.

Ok, but with the display function I could display the existing 'outline' plot.
So, I take it there is no way to display an existing inline plot 
temporarily 'outline'?

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