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Document the Gtk3 backends #1463

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@mdboom
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Found by Jens Neilsen (mentioned on the mailing list)

@pelson
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:+1:

@mdboom mdboom merged commit 311ae93 into matplotlib:v1.2.x
@jenshnielsen
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Excellent. Thanks

@mdboom mdboom deleted the mdboom:doc_gtk3 branch
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Commits on Nov 8, 2012
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@@ -253,17 +253,21 @@ a file:
============ ================================================================
Backend Description
============ ================================================================
-GTKAgg Agg rendering to a :term:`GTK` canvas (requires PyGTK_)
-GTK GDK rendering to a :term:`GTK` canvas (not recommended)
+GTKAgg Agg rendering to a :term:`GTK` 2.x canvas (requires PyGTK_)
+GTK3Agg Agg rendering to a :term:`GTK` 3.x canvas (requires PyGObject_)
+GTK GDK rendering to a :term:`GTK` 2.x canvas (not recommended)
(requires PyGTK_)
-GTKCairo Cairo rendering to a :term:`GTK` Canvas (requires PyGTK_)
+GTKCairo Cairo rendering to a :term:`GTK` 2.x canvas (requires PyGTK_
+ and pycairo_)
+GTK3Cairo Cairo rendering to a :term:`GTK` 3.x canvas (requires PyGObject_
+ and pycairo_)
WXAgg Agg rendering to to a :term:`wxWidgets` canvas
(requires wxPython_)
WX Native :term:`wxWidgets` drawing to a :term:`wxWidgets` Canvas
(not recommended) (requires wxPython_)
TkAgg Agg rendering to a :term:`Tk` canvas (requires TkInter_)
QtAgg Agg rendering to a :term:`Qt` canvas (requires PyQt_)
- (not recommended; use Qt4Agg)
+ (deprecated; use Qt4Agg)
Qt4Agg Agg rendering to a :term:`Qt4` canvas (requires PyQt4_)
FLTKAgg Agg rendering to a :term:`FLTK` canvas (requires pyFLTK_)
(not widely used; consider TKAgg, GTKAgg, WXAgg, or
@@ -280,6 +284,8 @@ macosx Cocoa rendering in OSX windows
.. _`Cairo graphics`: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cairo_(graphics)
.. _`Gimp Drawing Kit`: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GDK
.. _PyGTK: http://www.pygtk.org
+.. _PyGObject: https://live.gnome.org/PyGObject
+.. _pycairo: http://www.cairographics.org/pycairo/
.. _wxPython: http://www.wxpython.org/
.. _TkInter: http://wiki.python.org/moin/TkInter
.. _PyQt: http://www.riverbankcomputing.co.uk/software/pyqt/intro
@@ -425,6 +431,3 @@ generate one or more figures and display them before ending
or generating a new set of figures. In that case, use
:func:`~matplotlib.pyplot.show` to display the figure(s) and
to block execution until you have manually destroyed them.
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