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matplotlib.axes.Axes.set_axisbelow

Axes.set_axisbelow(b)

Set the zorder for the axes ticks and gridlines.

Parameters:
b : bool or 'line'

True corresponds to a zorder of 0.5, False to a zorder of 2.5, and "line" to a zorder of 1.5.