[SciPy-user] Re: Matplotlib problem under Windows: %HOME% expands to %USERPROFILE%

John Hunter jdhunter at ace.bsd.uchicago.edu
Wed Aug 18 06:30:45 CDT 2004

>>>>> "Alan" == Alan G Isaac <aisaac at american.edu> writes:

    Alan> I found a Matplotlib problem under Win 2000.  THE SYMPTOM:
    Alan> Matplotlib appears to install fine under Windows 2000, but
    Alan> trying to include text in a plot produces the following
    Alan> error message: Traceback (most recent call last): [snip]
    Alan> File
    Alan> "C:\programs\Python23\lib\site-packages\matplotlib\font_manager.py",
    Alan> line 764, in __init__ pickle.dump(self.ttfdict,
    Alan> file(ttfcache, 'w')) IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or
    Alan> directory: '%USERPROFILE%\\.ttffont.cache'

Hi Alan,

I'm going to forward this post and the subsequent one about font
problems to the matplotlib-users list and address them there.  

Sorry for the troubles!

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