Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 616928
Scatter call ignores size argument
Last modified: 2011-06-29 09:10:45 EDT
Description of problem: scatter plot ignores size ('s') argument.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 0.99.1.2
How reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run the following script:
from pylab import *
from numpy import *
import numpy as np
from mpl_toolkits.mplot3d import Axes3D
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
def randrange(n, vmin, vmax):
return (vmax-vmin)*np.random.rand(n) + vmin
fig = plt.figure()
ax = Axes3D(fig)
n = 100
for c, m, zl, zh in [('r', 'o', -50, -25), ('b', '^', -30, -5)]:
xs = randrange(n, 23, 32)
ys = randrange(n, 0, 100)
zs = randrange(n, zl, zh)
ax.scatter(xs, ys, zs, c=c, marker=m, s = 20)
This script is just the example from the matplotlib website, adding the s parameter to the scatter call.
Original source: http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/examples/mplot3d/scatter3d_demo.html
Actual results: No matter the value passed to 's' in the scatter call, the points always remain the same size.
Expected results: Points should be of the specified size.
Additional info: This bug seems to be what is reported here: http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=2908049&group_id=80706&atid=560720
Apparently it is fixed in svn (see discussion also in http://old.nabble.com/3D-Axes-scatter-:-no-possibility-to-vary-color-size-of-markers-td26335289.html ). The message that said it was fixed in svn was from Dec 09, 2009.
It would be nice to get this fix into Fedora.
excellent catch on the upstream svn discussion.
Give me through the weekend to find the cycles to integrate the patch.
It would be useful to know if 1.0.0 has this fixed...seems like it would be if the fix is in svn already. 1.0.0 is in rawhide now.
It appears to me that this is still an issue with python-matplotlib-1.0.1-11.fc15.x86_64. Correct?
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