[SciPy-user] Masked arrays, scipy and matplotlib

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Sat Oct 22 12:41:28 CDT 2005

Andrew Jaffe wrote:

>Hi (again) All,
>Recently I'd been plotting masked arrays with matplotlib numarray's 
>masking features. I am attempting to switch over to scipy_core, and 
>running into some trouble when trying to do pylab.pcolor(x, y, data), 
>where data is a masked array. I set matplotlib's "Numerix" variable to 
>Numeric and it seems to correctly use the scipy routines, but it balks 
>at my masked arrays:
>MAError: Cannot automatically convert masked array to Numeric because 
>data is masked in one or more locations.
>(This worked fine with numarray masked arrays.)
>Any ideas?
Masked arrays are being worked on right now by Paul Dubois.

They are not ready for prime time quite yet.


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