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Re: How to rotate AxesLabel ?

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  • Subject: [mg74161] Re: [mg74089] How to rotate AxesLabel ?
  • From: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr at>
  • Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2007 03:37:16 -0500 (EST)
  • Reply-to: hanlonr at

Use a frame.

    FrameLabel->{"\nx","long y-axis label\n"},
    PlotLabel->"This is a long plot label\n"];

Alternatively, stack the words.

    AxesLabel->{"x"," long\ny-axis\n label"},
    PlotLabel->"This is a long\n  plot label\n"];

Bob Hanlon

---- Alex <axel.kowald at> wrote: 
> Hi everybody,
> this sounds simple, but I can't figure it out.
> How can I rotate th y-axis label, so that it is drawn vertically and
> not horizontally ??
> The horizontal orientation often interferes with my PlotLabel and
> therefore I would like to rotate it.
> Any ideas ?
> Many thanks,
>    Axel

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