You are reading documentation for the unreleased version of Matplotlib. Try searching for the released version of this page instead?
Version 3.1.1.post1906+g5e3bede9d
matplotlib
Fork me on GitHub

matplotlib.artist.Artist.set_clip_on

Artist.set_clip_on(self, b)[source]

Set whether the artist uses clipping.

When False artists will be visible out side of the axes which can lead to unexpected results.

Parameters:
b : bool