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matplotlib.patches.bbox_artist

matplotlib.patches.bbox_artist(artist, renderer, props=None, fill=True)[source]

This is a debug function to draw a rectangle around the bounding box returned by get_window_extent() of an artist, to test whether the artist is returning the correct bbox.

props is a dict of rectangle props with the additional property 'pad' that sets the padding around the bbox in points.