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import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

plt.plot(range(10))
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[<matplotlib.lines.Line2D at 0x10eeb1250>]
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%pylab inline
plt.plot(range(10))

Welcome to pylab, a matplotlib-based Python environment [backend: module://IPython.zmq.pylab.backend_inline].
For more information, type 'help(pylab)'.

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AttributeError                            Traceback (most recent call last)
<ipython-input-2-b9fcc89c23ec> in <module>()
      1 get_ipython().magic(u'pylab inline')
----> 2 plt.plot(range(10))

/Users/pmarshwx/.local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/matplotlib/pyplot.pyc in plot(*args, **kwargs)
   2805 @_autogen_docstring(Axes.plot)
   2806 def plot(*args, **kwargs):
-> 2807     ax = gca()
   2808     # allow callers to override the hold state by passing hold=True|False
   2809     washold = ax.ishold()

/Users/pmarshwx/.local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/matplotlib/pyplot.pyc in gca(**kwargs)
    705     """
    706 
--> 707     ax =  gcf().gca(**kwargs)
    708     return ax
    709 

/Users/pmarshwx/.local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/matplotlib/pyplot.pyc in gcf()
    368         return figManager.canvas.figure
    369     else:
--> 370         return figure()
    371 
    372 fignum_exists = _pylab_helpers.Gcf.has_fignum

/Users/pmarshwx/.local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/matplotlib/pyplot.pyc in figure(num, figsize, dpi, facecolor, edgecolor, frameon, FigureClass, **kwargs)
    341                                              frameon=frameon,
    342                                              FigureClass=FigureClass,
--> 343                                              **kwargs)
    344 
    345         if figLabel:

/Users/pmarshwx/.local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/matplotlib/backends/backend_agg.pyc in new_figure_manager(num, *args, **kwargs)
    395 
    396     FigureClass = kwargs.pop('FigureClass', Figure)
--> 397     thisFig = FigureClass(*args, **kwargs)
    398     return new_figure_manager_given_figure(num, thisFig)
    399 

/Users/pmarshwx/.local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/matplotlib/figure.pyc in __init__(self, figsize, dpi, facecolor, edgecolor, linewidth, frameon, subplotpars, tight_layout)
    319 
    320         self._hold = rcParams['axes.hold']
--> 321         self.canvas = self._setup_canvas()
    322 
    323         if subplotpars is None:

/Users/pmarshwx/.local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/matplotlib/figure.pyc in _setup_canvas(self)
    337         import matplotlib.backends as mbackends  # lazy import
    338         backend_mod = mbackends.pylab_setup()[0]
--> 339         return backend_mod.FigureCanvas(self)
    340 
    341     def show(self, warn=True):

AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'FigureCanvas'
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