[Numpy-discussion] Interactive Shell/Editor/Workspace(variables)View/Plots

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux at normalesup.org
Mon Jun 8 17:23:45 EDT 2009

On Mon, Jun 08, 2009 at 05:19:11PM -0400, David Warde-Farley wrote:
> On 8-Jun-09, at 12:58 PM, Jonno wrote:

> > Thanks Josef,

> > I shouldn't have included Matplotlib since Pydee does work well with
> > its plots. I had forgotten that. It really is just the Mayavi plots
> > (or scenes I guess) that don't play well.

> I don't know how exactly matplotlib integration issues are handled in  
> Pydee, but I do know that it's all in Qt.

> You should be able to set the environment variable ETS_TOOLKIT='qt4'   
> to make Mayavi use the (somewhat neglected but still functional,  
> AFAIK) Qt backend. Wx and Qt event loops competing might be the problem.

Correct. And as you point out the Qt backend of Mayavi is less
functionnal, because (due to licensing reason) there is less economic
pressure on making it work.


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