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Re: Mathematica plots

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  • Subject: [mg119419] Re: Mathematica plots
  • From: Heike Gramberg <heike.gramberg at>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2011 19:10:43 -0400 (EDT)

As far as I know, you can't change the direction of the axes directly but you can get around this by using
the Ticks option. Suppose for example that you want to plot Exp[x] with the y-axis going from high to low,
then you could do something like

Plot[-Exp[x], {x, 1, 5}, Ticks -> {Automatic,
   With[{range == Range[0, -Round[Exp[5]], -20]},
    Transpose[{range, -range}]]}]


On 2 Jun 2011, at 12:17, nivk wrote:

> Hi,
> I would like to know how to change the range of a plot on the y-axis to g=
o from larger to smaller numbers.
> Here's an example:
> I tried using PlotRange-> but that didn't make any difference.
> Thanks!

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