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Re: 90-deg rotated tick mark labels

From: Ben Abbott
Subject: Re: 90-deg rotated tick mark labels
Date: Thu, 08 Sep 2011 10:20:20 -0400

On Sep 8, 2011, at 9:58 AM, indium wrote:

> Dear all, 
> There is a 'rotation' property of text, but not of the tick labels.
> Can this be added?  If not, what would be the procedure to implement
> this manually?  I saw somewhere that people write a routine to replace
> the tick labels by text labels, but I don't see an obvious way to
> extract the 'screen-coordinates' of the (original) tick labels.
> Especially in log-scales the xtick values are not the same as the
> ('linear') screen coordinates.
> many thanks

Octave isn't able to do this in a convenient way.

A work around is to turn the ticklabels off ....

        set (gca, "xticklabel", "")
        set (gca, "yticklabel", "")

... and use the text() function to create your own.


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