How to know the enabled features of a matplotlib installation? 29.04.2016

The optional dependency output you see when installing matplotlib is generated by a set of environment-testers defined in There is a list of these, in the order they are displayed, in mpl_packages = [ 'Building Matplotlib', setupext.Matplotlib(), setupext.Python(), setupext.Platform(), 'Required dependencies and extensions', setupext.Numpy ...

PyQt5 support in Matplotlib 27.06.2014

My pull-request for matplotlib to add PyQt5 support has been accepted and merged, meaning PyQt5 support will be available in the upcoming v1.4.0 release of matplotlib.