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i was wondering how it is possible to rotate the axesLabel of a Plot in Mathematica. Specifically i want to rotate the Label of the Y-Axis so that it shows up next to the axes to use up less space. Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance!

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So what i found is usind the Labeled function.

For example

Labeled[Plot[Sin[t], {t, 0, 9}, AxesOrigin -> {0, 0}], {"Y axis", "X Axis"}, {Left, Bottom}, RotateLabel -> True]
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    $\begingroup$ Actually you can use AxesLabel->Rotate[Label,90 Degree] $\endgroup$
    – Wjx
    Jun 8, 2016 at 1:18
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    $\begingroup$ @Wjx that will rotate the label, but it will still be positioned at the end of each axis, won't it? As I understood it, OP wanted the rotated label to be placed to the side of the axes it corresponds to, much like frame labels are positioned. $\endgroup$
    – MarcoB
    Jun 8, 2016 at 4:24
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    $\begingroup$ oh, right, I've misunderstood his goal. $\endgroup$
    – Wjx
    Jun 8, 2016 at 4:38
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I often use FrameLabel in preference to axis labels. This might suit you better:

Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 2 \[Pi]}, Frame -> True,  FrameLabel -> {"x-axis", "y-axis"}]
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