[IPython-User] Matplotlib animations within notebook?

Michael Waskom mwaskom@stanford....
Wed Oct 3 00:57:40 CDT 2012

Hi Ludwig,

Sounds very interesting!  Please keep me appraised.


On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 1:12 AM, Ludwig Schwardt

>  Hi Michael,
> Is it possible to use --pylab inline to do animations within the notebook?
>  Does anyone have an example notebook with figures that animate upon
> execution (nothing particularly fancy is desired, just getting the display
> right so that it updates the cell output instead of plotting many
> additional figures as has happened each time I've tired).
> Simon Ratcliffe and I recently did this within the notebook using our
> mplh5canvas matplotlib backend. The backend supports animations at quite a
> decent frame rate. I must just get Simon to release the minor tweaks he did
> to IPython to make this work :-)
> Regards,
> Ludwig
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