python plotting with greek symbols within labels recommendations?

wobsta wobsta at
Wed Oct 5 12:51:36 CEST 2005


michael.s.gilbert at wrote:
> this message is geared toward those of you in the scientific community.
> i'm looking for a python plotting library that can support rendering
> greek symbols and other various characters on plot axes labels, etc. I
> would prefer something that adheres to tex formatting (as implemented
> in latex, matlab, etc and has the form $\alpha$ to represent the greek
> character alpha for example).

You may want to have a look at PyX (, which
features a seamless TeX integration for all typesetting tasks and thus
allows you to use TeX syntax all over the place.


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