Matplotlib.axis.Axis.get_label_position() function in Python

• Last Updated : 05 Jun, 2020

Matplotlib is a library in Python and it is numerical – mathematical extension for NumPy library. It is an amazing visualization library in Python for 2D plots of arrays and used for working with the broader SciPy stack.

Matplotlib.axis.Axis.get_label_position() Function

The Axis.get_label_position() function in axis module of matplotlib library is used to get the label position.

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Syntax: Axis.get_label_position(self)

Parameters: This method does not accepts any parameter.

Return value: This method returns the label position.

Below examples illustrate the matplotlib.axis.Axis.get_label_position() function in matplotlib.axis:

Example 1:

Python3

 `# Implementation of matplotlib function ``from` `matplotlib.axis ``import` `Axis``import` `numpy as np``import` `matplotlib.pyplot as plt``  ` `fig, ax2 ``=` `plt.subplots(sharex ``=` `True``)``fig.subplots_adjust(left``=``0.2``, wspace``=``0.6``)``box ``=` `dict``(facecolor``=``'green'``, pad``=``5``, alpha``=``0.2``)``  ` `ax2.plot(``20``*``np.random.rand(``10``))``ax2.xaxis.set_label_text(``'X - Label'``, bbox``=``box)``ax2.set_xlim(``0``, ``10``)``print``(``"Position of Label :"``,ax2.xaxis.get_label_position())``   ` `fig.suptitle("Matplotlib.axis.Axis.get_label_position()\``Function Example", fontsize ``=` `12``, fontweight ``=``'bold'``) `` ` `plt.show()`

Output:

```Position of Label : bottom
```

Example 2:

Python3

 `# Implementation of matplotlib function ``from` `matplotlib.axis ``import` `Axis``import` `numpy as np``import` `matplotlib.pyplot as plt``   ` `fig, (ax1, ax2) ``=` `plt.subplots(``2``, ``1``, sharex ``=` `True``)``fig.subplots_adjust(left``=``0.2``, wspace``=``0.6``)``box ``=` `dict``(facecolor``=``'green'``, pad``=``5``, alpha``=``0.2``)``   ` `np.random.seed(``19680801``)``ax1.plot(``2``*``np.random.rand(``10``))``ax1.set_title(``'Label is not aligned'``)``ax1.yaxis.set_label_text(``'Default'``, bbox``=``box)``ax1.set_ylim(``0``, ``20``)``print``(``"Position of Label in Axes 1 :"``,``      ``ax1.yaxis.get_label_position())``   ` `ax2.set_title(``'\nLabel is aligned'``)``ax2.plot(``20``*``np.random.rand(``10``))``ax2.yaxis.set_label_text(``'Adjusted'``, bbox``=``box)``ax2.yaxis.set_label_position(``'right'``)``ax2.set_ylim(``0``, ``20``)``print``(``"Position of Label in Axes 2 :"``,``      ``ax2.yaxis.get_label_position())``   ` `fig.suptitle("Matplotlib.axis.Axis.get_label_position()\``Function Example", fontsize ``=` `12``, fontweight ``=``'bold'``)`` ` `plt.show()`

Output:

```Position of Label in Axes 1 : left
Position of Label in Axes 2 : right
```

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