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XTICKLABEL_ROTATE90

version 1.0.0.0 (2.01 KB) by Denis Gilbert
Rotate numeric Xtick labels by 90 degrees.

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Updated 25 Mar 2003

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When the XTick labels are long numbers that overlap, making them hard to read or distinguish from one another, you may need to use XTICKLABEL_ROTATE90 in order to orient the tick labels vertically rather than horizontally.

Example 1: Set the positions of the XTicks and rotate them.

figure;
plot([1960:2004],randn(45,1));
xlim([1960 2004]);
xticklabel_rotate90([1960:2:2004]);
%Set "Property-value" pairs
xticklabel_rotate90([1960:2:2004],'Color','m');

Example 2: Rotate XTickLabels at their current position

XTick = get(gca,'XTick');
xticklabel_rotate90(XTick);

Cite As

Denis Gilbert (2021). XTICKLABEL_ROTATE90 (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/3150-xticklabel_rotate90), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R13
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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