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Rotating custom tick labels#
Demo of custom tick-labels with user-defined rotation.
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt x = [1, 2, 3, 4] y = [1, 4, 9, 6] labels = ['Frogs', 'Hogs', 'Bogs', 'Slogs'] plt.plot(x, y) # You can specify a rotation for the tick labels in degrees or with keywords. plt.xticks(x, labels, rotation='vertical') # Pad margins so that markers don't get clipped by the axes plt.margins(0.2) # Tweak spacing to prevent clipping of tick-labels plt.subplots_adjust(bottom=0.15) plt.show()