[Matplotlib-devel] legend defaults for 2.0

Eric Firing efiring at hawaii.edu
Wed May 18 12:19:25 EDT 2016

On 2016/05/17 9:40 PM, Maciek Dems wrote:
> Hello,
> How difficult it would be to add an option to replace a legend with
> labels directly next to the plot with some intelligent automatic
> positioning?
> Regards,
> Maciek

You mean directly labeling each curve, as one would do manually with 
annotations?  This is similar to what the contour labeling algorithm 
does, but probably even harder to do well enough to be useful.


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