Label Rotation in MATLAB 2014

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Matlab2010 on 15 Sep 2014
Answered: Mina Kheirkhah on 29 Jan 2019
Has MATLAB 2014a introduced a built in way of rotating axis labels? see here.
set(gca, 'XTICK', 1:3);
set(gca, 'XTICKLABEL', {'aaa', 'bbb', 'ccc'});
set(gca, 'Rotation', 45);
However this gives:
Error using hg.axes/set
The name 'Rotation' is not an accessible property for an instance of class 'axes'.
Have I misunderstood?
Javier on 15 Feb 2017
Just works for labels, not for Ticks.

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Sean de Wolski
Sean de Wolski on 15 Sep 2014
In R2014a, you need to replace the tick labels with text which can be rotated. here are a few utilities to help:
Steven Lord
Steven Lord on 15 Feb 2017
Now that release R2014b has shipped, I can confirm that tick label rotation was added in that release. See the "Other enhancements and new customization options" paragraph in the "New Visual Look" section of this documentation page.

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Mina Kheirkhah
Mina Kheirkhah on 29 Jan 2019
Just use: xtickangle(45)


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