You are reading documentation for the unreleased version of Matplotlib. Try searching for the released version of this page instead?
Version 2.1.1.post1094+g835fdc5
Fork me on GitHub

This Page


Axes.drag_pan(button, key, x, y)

Called when the mouse moves during a pan operation.

button is the mouse button number:

  • 1: LEFT
  • 2: MIDDLE
  • 3: RIGHT

key is a “shift” key

x, y are the mouse coordinates in display coords.


Intended to be overridden by new projection types.