Re: feature request: invert plot axes

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg62121] Re: feature request: invert plot axes*From*: Marcus Stollsteimer <marcus314 at yahoo.com>*Date*: Sat, 12 Nov 2005 03:31:18 -0500 (EST)*Organization*: Comp.Center (RUS), U of Stuttgart, FRG*References*: <dkv08a$81f$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Bill Rowe wrote: > On 11/9/05 at 5:05 AM, marcus314 at yahoo.com (Marcus Stollsteimer) > wrote: > >>it seems that it is not possible to invert the x axis of a plot in >>a simple way, so that the function is plotted from e.g. 1 to -1 >>(PlotRange->{1,-1} does not work). > >>Only lots of workarounds. > >>Am I right? > > Whether you regard your comments above as being correct or not > depends on how you define "simple way" and "workarounds". > > I assume it doesn't matter to you how Mathematica creates the plot > but only that the values along the x-axis are reversed from their > normal order. If so, > > In[95]:= > Plot[x, {x, -1, 1}, > Ticks ->{{#, -#}&/@Range[-1, 1, 0.5], Automatic}]; > > does the trick. simple means: Plot[f[x],{x,1,-1}] with automatically created, correct tick marks. (both graph and x-axis should be reversed.) in your case, graph and tick marks do not match. Thanks anyway, also for all the other answers. Regards, Marcus -- [...] Fasting is a big mistake. Particularly on an empty stomach. -- W. Allen