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Invert AxesΒΆ

You can use decreasing axes by flipping the normal order of the axis limits

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import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
import numpy as np

t = np.arange(0.01, 5.0, 0.01)
s = np.exp(-t)
plt.plot(t, s)

plt.xlim(5, 0)  # decreasing time

plt.xlabel('decreasing time (s)')
plt.ylabel('voltage (mV)')
plt.title('Should be growing...')
plt.grid(True)

plt.show()

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