# Axis Direction Demo Step03ΒΆ

```import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
import mpl_toolkits.axisartist as axisartist

def setup_axes(fig, rect):
ax = axisartist.Subplot(fig, rect)

ax.set_ylim(-0.1, 1.5)
ax.set_yticks([0, 1])

#ax.axis[:].toggle(all=False)
#ax.axis[:].line.set_visible(False)
ax.axis[:].set_visible(False)

ax.axis["x"] = ax.new_floating_axis(1, 0.5)
ax.axis["x"].set_axisline_style("->", size=1.5)

return ax

fig = plt.figure(figsize=(6, 2.5))

ax1 = setup_axes(fig, "121")
ax1.axis["x"].label.set_text("Label")
ax1.axis["x"].toggle(ticklabels=False)
ax1.axis["x"].set_axislabel_direction("+")
ax1.annotate("label direction=\$+\$", (0.5, 0), xycoords="axes fraction",
xytext=(0, -10), textcoords="offset points",
va="top", ha="center")

ax2 = setup_axes(fig, "122")
ax2.axis["x"].label.set_text("Label")
ax2.axis["x"].toggle(ticklabels=False)
ax2.axis["x"].set_axislabel_direction("-")
ax2.annotate("label direction=\$-\$", (0.5, 0), xycoords="axes fraction",
xytext=(0, -10), textcoords="offset points",
va="top", ha="center")

plt.show()
```

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