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Support for plotting via matplotlib.pyplot.

cardinal_pythonlib.plot.png_img_html_from_pyplot_figure(fig: Figure, dpi: int = 100, extra_html_class: str = None) str[source]

Converts a pyplot figure to an HTML IMG tag with encapsulated PNG.

cardinal_pythonlib.plot.set_matplotlib_fontsize(matplotlib: module, fontsize: int | float = 12) None[source]

Sets the current font size within the matplotlib library.

WARNING: not an appropriate method for multithreaded environments, as it writes (indirectly) to matplotlib global objects. See CamCOPS for alternative methods.

cardinal_pythonlib.plot.svg_html_from_pyplot_figure(fig: Figure) str[source]

Converts a pyplot figure to an SVG tag.