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Update docs regarding standalone WX support being fixed.

Other minor updates to pylab docs section.
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@@ -870,14 +870,6 @@ Since the details vary slightly between toolkits, we point you to the various
examples in our source directory :file:`docs/examples/lib` that demonstrate
these capabilities.
-.. warning::
-
- The WX version of this is currently broken. While ``--pylab=wx`` works
- fine, standalone WX apps do not. See
- https://github.com/ipython/ipython/issues/645 for details of our progress on
- this issue.
-
-
Third, unlike previous versions of IPython, we no longer "hijack" (replace
them with no-ops) the event loops. This is done to allow applications that
actually need to run the real event loops to do so. This is often needed to
@@ -938,9 +930,11 @@ Matlab program.
To start IPython with matplotlib support, use the ``--pylab`` switch. If no
arguments are given, IPython will automatically detect your choice of
-matplotlib backend. You can also request a specific backend with
-``--pylab=backend``, where ``backend`` must be one of: 'tk', 'qt', 'wx', 'gtk',
-'osx'.
+matplotlib backend. You can also request a specific backend with ``--pylab
+backend``, where ``backend`` must be one of: 'tk', 'qt', 'wx', 'gtk', 'osx'.
+In the web notebook and Qt console, 'inline' is also a valid backend value,
+which produces static figures inlined inside the application window instead of
+matplotlib's interactive figures that live in separate windows.
.. _Matplotlib: http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net

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