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matplotlib.axes.Axes.set_ylabel

Axes.set_ylabel(ylabel, fontdict=None, labelpad=None, **kwargs)

Set the label for the y-axis.

Parameters:
ylabel : str

The label text.

labelpad : scalar, optional, default: None

Spacing in points between the label and the y-axis.

Other Parameters:
**kwargs : Text properties

Text properties control the appearance of the label.

See also

text
for information on how override and the optional args work

Examples using matplotlib.axes.Axes.set_ylabel