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Topic: Plot with axes exchanged
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Murray Eisenberg

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Re: Plot with axes exchanged
Posted: Apr 17, 2013 2:30 AM
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For a function f, instead of the points {x, f[x]}, you want the points {f[x], x}. So use ParametricPlot. For example:

f[x_] := x^2
ParametricPlot[{f[x], x]}, {x, 0, 2}]

On Apr 16, 2013, at 12:34 AM, Dr. Wolfgang Hintze <> wrote:

> How can I exchange axes in a plot, i.e. plot the function value along
> the horizontal axis and the independent variable against the vertical
> axis?
> Any help is apreciated.
> Wolfgang

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