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

Figure and Axes creation / management
New subfigure functionality
Single-line string notation for subplot_mosaic
Changes to behavior of Axes creation methods (gca, add_axes,
add_subplot/add_axes gained an axes_class parameter
Subplot and subplot2grid can now work with constrained layout

Plotting methods
axline supports transform parameter
New automatic labeling for bar charts
A list of hatches can be specified to bar and barh
Setting BarContainer orientation
Contour plots now default to using ScalarFormatter
Axes.errorbar cycles non-color properties correctly
errorbar errorevery parameter matches markevery
hexbin supports data reference for C parameter
Support callable for formatting of Sankey labels
Axes.spines access shortcuts
New stairs method and StepPatch artist
Added orientation parameter for stem plots
Angles on Bracket arrow styles
TickedStroke patheffect

Colors and colormaps
Collection color specification and mapping
Transparency (alpha) can be set as an array in collections
pcolormesh has improved transparency handling by enabling snapping
IPython representations for Colormap objects
Colormap.set_extremes and Colormap.with_extremes
Get under/over/bad colors of Colormap objects
New cm.unregister_cmap function
New CenteredNorm for symmetrical data around a center
New FuncNorm for arbitrary normalizations
GridSpec-based colorbars can now be positioned above or to the
left of the main axes

Titles, ticks, and labels
supxlabel and supylabel
Shared-axes subplots tick label visibility is now correct for top
or left labels
An iterable object with labels can be passed to Axes.plot

Fonts and Text
Text transform can rotate text direction
matplotlib.mathtext now supports overset and underset LaTeX
math_fontfamily parameter to change Text font family
TextArea/AnchoredText support horizontalalignment
PDF supports URLs on Text artists

rcParams improvements
New rcParams for dates: set converter and whether to use
Date formatters now respect usetex rcParam
Setting image.cmap to a Colormap
Tick and tick label colors can be set independently using rcParams

3D Axes improvements
Errorbar method in 3D Axes
Stem plots in 3D Axes
3D Collection properties are now modifiable
Panning in 3D Axes

Interactive tool improvements
New RangeSlider widget
Sliders can now snap to arbitrary values
Pausing and Resuming Animations

Sphinx extensions
plot_directive caption option

Backend-specific improvements
Consecutive rasterized draws now merged
Support raw/rgba frame format in FFMpegFileWriter
nbAgg/WebAgg support middle-click and double-click
nbAgg support binary communication
Indexed color for PNG images in PDF files when possible
Improved font subsettings in PDF/PS
Kerning added to strings in PDFs
Fully-fractional HiDPI in QtAgg
wxAgg supports fullscreen toggle

  <dc:title>matplotlib/matplotlib: REL: v3.4.0</dc:title>
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