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matplotlib/matplotlib: REL: v3.4.0

Thomas A Caswell; Michael Droettboom; Antony Lee; Elliott Sales de Andrade; John Hunter; Tim Hoffmann; Eric Firing; Jody Klymak; David Stansby; Nelle Varoquaux; Jens Hedegaard Nielsen; Benjamin Root; Ryan May; Phil Elson; Jouni K. Seppänen; Darren Dale; Jae-Joon Lee; Damon McDougall; Andrew Straw; Paul Hobson; Christoph Gohlke; Tony S Yu; Eric Ma; hannah; Adrien F. Vincent; Steven Silvester; Charlie Moad; Nikita Kniazev; Elan Ernest; Paul Ivanov


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{
  "publisher": "Zenodo", 
  "DOI": "10.5281/zenodo.4638398", 
  "title": "matplotlib/matplotlib: REL: v3.4.0", 
  "issued": {
    "date-parts": [
      [
        2021, 
        3, 
        26
      ]
    ]
  }, 
  "abstract": "<p>Highlights of this release include:</p>\n<ul>\n<li>Figure and Axes creation / management<ul>\n<li>New subfigure functionality</li>\n<li>Single-line string notation for subplot_mosaic</li>\n<li>Changes to behavior of Axes creation methods (gca, add_axes,\nadd_subplot)</li>\n<li>add_subplot/add_axes gained an axes_class parameter</li>\n<li>Subplot and subplot2grid can now work with constrained layout</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n<li>Plotting methods<ul>\n<li>axline supports transform parameter</li>\n<li>New automatic labeling for bar charts</li>\n<li>A list of hatches can be specified to bar and barh</li>\n<li>Setting BarContainer orientation</li>\n<li>Contour plots now default to using ScalarFormatter</li>\n<li>Axes.errorbar cycles non-color properties correctly</li>\n<li>errorbar errorevery parameter matches markevery</li>\n<li>hexbin supports data reference for C parameter</li>\n<li>Support callable for formatting of Sankey labels</li>\n<li>Axes.spines access shortcuts</li>\n<li>New stairs method and StepPatch artist</li>\n<li>Added orientation parameter for stem plots</li>\n<li>Angles on Bracket arrow styles</li>\n<li>TickedStroke patheffect</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n<li>Colors and colormaps<ul>\n<li>Collection color specification and mapping</li>\n<li>Transparency (alpha) can be set as an array in collections</li>\n<li>pcolormesh has improved transparency handling by enabling snapping</li>\n<li>IPython representations for Colormap objects</li>\n<li>Colormap.set_extremes and Colormap.with_extremes</li>\n<li>Get under/over/bad colors of Colormap objects</li>\n<li>New cm.unregister_cmap function</li>\n<li>New CenteredNorm for symmetrical data around a center</li>\n<li>New FuncNorm for arbitrary normalizations</li>\n<li>GridSpec-based colorbars can now be positioned above or to the\nleft of the main axes</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n<li>Titles, ticks, and labels<ul>\n<li>supxlabel and supylabel</li>\n<li>Shared-axes subplots tick label visibility is now correct for top\nor left labels</li>\n<li>An iterable object with labels can be passed to Axes.plot</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n<li>Fonts and Text<ul>\n<li>Text transform can rotate text direction</li>\n<li>matplotlib.mathtext now supports overset and underset LaTeX\nsymbols</li>\n<li>math_fontfamily parameter to change Text font family</li>\n<li>TextArea/AnchoredText support horizontalalignment</li>\n<li>PDF supports URLs on Text artists</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n<li>rcParams improvements<ul>\n<li>New rcParams for dates: set converter and whether to use\ninterval_multiples</li>\n<li>Date formatters now respect usetex rcParam</li>\n<li>Setting image.cmap to a Colormap</li>\n<li>Tick and tick label colors can be set independently using rcParams</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n<li>3D Axes improvements<ul>\n<li>Errorbar method in 3D Axes</li>\n<li>Stem plots in 3D Axes</li>\n<li>3D Collection properties are now modifiable</li>\n<li>Panning in 3D Axes</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n<li>Interactive tool improvements<ul>\n<li>New RangeSlider widget</li>\n<li>Sliders can now snap to arbitrary values</li>\n<li>Pausing and Resuming Animations</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n<li>Sphinx extensions<ul>\n<li>plot_directive caption option</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n<li>Backend-specific improvements<ul>\n<li>Consecutive rasterized draws now merged</li>\n<li>Support raw/rgba frame format in FFMpegFileWriter</li>\n<li>nbAgg/WebAgg support middle-click and double-click</li>\n<li>nbAgg support binary communication</li>\n<li>Indexed color for PNG images in PDF files when possible</li>\n<li>Improved font subsettings in PDF/PS</li>\n<li>Kerning added to strings in PDFs</li>\n<li>Fully-fractional HiDPI in QtAgg</li>\n<li>wxAgg supports fullscreen toggle</li>\n</ul>\n</li>\n</ul>", 
  "author": [
    {
      "family": "Thomas A Caswell"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Michael Droettboom"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Antony Lee"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Elliott Sales de Andrade"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "John Hunter"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Tim Hoffmann"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Eric Firing"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Jody Klymak"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "David Stansby"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Nelle Varoquaux"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Jens Hedegaard Nielsen"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Benjamin Root"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Ryan May"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Phil Elson"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Jouni K. Sepp\u00e4nen"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Darren Dale"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Jae-Joon Lee"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Damon McDougall"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Andrew Straw"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Paul Hobson"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Christoph Gohlke"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Tony S Yu"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Eric Ma"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "hannah"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Adrien F. Vincent"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Steven Silvester"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Charlie Moad"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Nikita Kniazev"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Elan Ernest"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Paul Ivanov"
    }
  ], 
  "version": "v3.4.0", 
  "type": "article", 
  "id": "4638398"
}
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