RE: is there a way to swap the axes in a Plot?

• To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
• Subject: [mg29932] RE: [mg29910] is there a way to swap the axes in a Plot?
• From: "David Park" <djmp at earthlink.net>
• Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2001 03:56:57 -0400 (EDT)
• Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

```David,

One method is to use ParametricPlot. Here is an example:

x[y_] := ArcSin[y]

ParametricPlot[{x[y], y}, {y, -1, 1}, Frame -> True,
FrameLabel -> {x, y}];

David Park

> From: David E. Burmaster [mailto:deb at alceon.com]
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
>
> Dear MathGroup,
>
> Is there an easy way to "transpose" the Plot of a graph?
>
> I know the inverse function in closed form (and it is impossible to invert
> in closed form).
>
> In other words, I have an equation in closed form for:
>
> 	x =  f^-1[y]
>
> I want to Plot this inverse function, then "transpose" the graph so that
> the final graphic has x on the horizontal axis and y on the vertical axis.
>
> Any ideas?
>
> many thanks,
> David E. Burmaster
>
> deb at Alceon.com
>
>
>
>

```

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