# Matplotlib.axes.Axes.get_label() in Python

• Last Updated : 30 Apr, 2020

Matplotlib is a library in Python and it is numerical – mathematical extension for NumPy library. The Axes Class contains most of the figure elements: Axis, Tick, Line2D, Text, Polygon, etc., and sets the coordinate system. And the instances of Axes supports callbacks through a callbacks attribute.

## matplotlib.axes.Axes.get_label() Function

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The Axes.get_label() function in axes module of matplotlib library is used to get the label used for this artist in the legend.

Syntax: Axes.get_label(self)

Parameters: This method does not accepts any parameter.

Returns: This method return the label used for this artist in the legend.

Below examples illustrate the matplotlib.axes.Axes.get_label() function in matplotlib.axes:

Example 1:

 `# Implementation of matplotlib function``import` `matplotlib.pyplot as plt`` ` `fig, ax ``=` `plt.subplots()`` ` `x ``=` `[``0``, ``1``]``y ``=` `[``1``, ``1``]``line, ``=` `ax.plot(x, y)``ax.legend((``"Line_1"``, ))`` ` `ax.text(``0.2``, ``1.02``, "Value Return by get_label()\``: " ``+` `str``(line.get_label()))``  ` ` ` `fig.suptitle('matplotlib.axes.Axes.get_label() function\``Example\n\n', fontweight ``=``"bold"``)`` ` `plt.show()`

Output:

Example 2:

 `# Implementation of matplotlib function``import` `matplotlib.pyplot as plt``  ` `  ` `def` `make_patch_spines_invisible(ax):``    ``ax.set_frame_on(``True``)``    ``ax.patch.set_visible(``False``)``    ``for` `sp ``in` `ax.spines.values():``        ``sp.set_visible(``False``)``  ` `  ` `fig, host ``=` `plt.subplots()``fig.subplots_adjust(right ``=` `0.75``)``  ` `par1 ``=` `host.twinx()``par2 ``=` `host.twinx()``  ` `# Offset the right spine of par2.``# The ticks and label have already been``# placed on the right by twinx above.``par2.spines[``"right"``].set_position((``"axes"``, ``1.2``))`` ` `# Having been created by twinx, par2 has``# its frame off, so the line of its``# detached spine is invisible.  First,``# activate the frame but make the patch``# and spines invisible.``make_patch_spines_invisible(par2)`` ` `# Second, show the right spine.``par2.spines[``"right"``].set_visible(``True``)``  ` `p1, ``=` `host.plot([``0``, ``1``, ``2``], [``0``, ``1``, ``2``],``                ``"b-"``, label ``=``"Y-label 1"``)``p2, ``=` `par1.plot([``0``, ``1``, ``2``], [``0``, ``30``, ``20``],``                ``"r-"``, label ``=``"Y-label 2"``)``p3, ``=` `par2.plot([``0``, ``1``, ``2``], [``500``, ``300``, ``150``], ``                ``"g-"``, label ``=``"Y-label 3"``)``  ` `host.set_xlim(``0.25``, ``1.75``)``host.set_ylim(``0.25``, ``1.75``)``par1.set_ylim(``0``, ``40``)``par2.set_ylim(``10``, ``500``)``  ` `host.set_xlabel(``"X-label"``)``host.set_ylabel(``"Y-label 1"``)``par1.set_ylabel(``"Y-label 2"``)``par2.set_ylabel(``"Y-label 3"``)``  ` `host.yaxis.label.set_color(p1.get_color())``par1.yaxis.label.set_color(p2.get_color())``par2.yaxis.label.set_color(p3.get_color())``  ` `tkw ``=` `dict``(size ``=` `4``, width ``=` `1.5``)``host.tick_params(axis ``=``'y'``, ``                 ``colors ``=` `p1.get_color(), ``                 ``*``*``tkw)``par1.tick_params(axis ``=``'y'``, ``                 ``colors ``=` `p2.get_color(),``                 ``*``*``tkw)``par2.tick_params(axis ``=``'y'``,``                 ``colors ``=` `p3.get_color(),``                 ``*``*``tkw)``host.tick_params(axis ``=``'x'``,``                 ``*``*``tkw)``  ` `lines ``=` `[p1, p2, p3]``  ` `host.legend(lines, [l.get_label() ``for` `l ``in` `lines])`` ` `fig.suptitle('matplotlib.axes.Axes.get_label()\``function Example\n\n', fontweight ``=``"bold"``)`` ` `plt.show()`

Output:
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