[SciPy-User] scikits.timeseries plot and utf8 fonts

Pierre GM pgmdevlist@gmail....
Sun Jan 17 14:37:21 CST 2010

On Jan 17, 2010, at 10:15 AM, Paweł Rumian wrote:
> hello,
> Still working with scikits.timeseries and matplotlib I've encountered
> another problem - this time with displaying month names in UTF8.
> In my language (Polish) in month names there are non-ascii characters
> (like ń or ź).
> When plotting dataseries with matplotlib methods they are displayed
> correctly, but when using scikits tsplot I get rectangles in those
> places.
> The other texts (axis titles, legends and so on) ore OK.
> For example - there is no problem in this demo:
> http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/examples/pylab_examples/date_demo2.html
> But the names are not displayed correctly when plotting the first example from:
> http://pytseries.sourceforge.net/lib.plotting.examples.html
> I wonder if there is a configuration problem or an issue with TimeSeriesPlot?

Oh, I'm afraid it's just bugs on the scikits part, the lib.plotlib section has been lagging behing matplotlib. Let me check and get back to you next week (meanwhile, please open a ticket at http://projects.scipy.org/scikits, that'll be easier to manage).
Sorry for the inconvenience.

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