I want to make some modifications to a few selected tick labels in a plot. For example, if I do:
Caveat: Unless the ticklabels are already set to a string (as is usually the case in e.g. a boxplot), this will not work with any version of matplotlib newer than 1.1.0. If you're working from the current github master, this won't work. I'm not sure what the problem is yet... It may be an unintended change, or it may not be...
Normally, you'd do something along these lines: