# Matplotlib.axis.Axis.get_zorder() function in Python

• Last Updated : 08 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_zorder() Function

The Axis.get_zorder() function in axis module of matplotlib library is used to get the artist’s zorder.

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Syntax: Axis.get_zorder(self)

Parameters: This method does not accepts any parameter.

Return value: This method return the artist’s zorder.

Below examples illustrate the matplotlib.axis.Axis.get_zorder() 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  ``       ` `   ` `d ``=` `np.arange(``49``).reshape(``7``, ``7``)  ``xx, yy ``=` `np.meshgrid(np.arange(``8``), np.arange(``8``))  ``       ` `fig, ax ``=` `plt.subplots()  ``       ` `ax.set_aspect(``1``)  ``ax.pcolormesh(xx, yy, d)  ``     ` `ax.text(``2.4``, ``6.5``, ``"Zorder Value : "``        ``+` `str``(Axis.get_zorder(ax)),  ``        ``fontweight ``=``"bold"``)  `` ` `fig.suptitle('matplotlib.axis.Axis.get_zorder() \``function Example\n', fontweight ``=``"bold"``)  ``   ` `plt.show() `

Output:

Example 2:

## Python3

 `# Implementation of matplotlib function``from` `matplotlib.axis ``import` `Axis``import` `numpy as np  ``import` `matplotlib.pyplot as plt  ``       ` `   ` `xx ``=` `np.random.rand(``6``, ``5``)  ``       ` `fig, ax ``=` `plt.subplots()  ``       ` `ax.pcolor(xx)  ``ax.set_zorder(``-``3``)  ``     ` `ax.set_title( ``"Zorder Value : "``        ``+` `str``(Axis.get_zorder(ax)),  ``        ``fontweight ``=``"bold"``)    `` ` `fig.suptitle('matplotlib.axis.Axis.get_zorder() \``function Example\n', fontweight ``=``"bold"``)  ``   ` `plt.show() `

Output:

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