[Tutor] Conventional Y Axis Label in pylab plot

Wayne Watson sierra_mtnview at sbcglobal.net
Wed Apr 29 21:48:30 CEST 2009

I'd like to label the plot axes as x and y. All I see is xlabel and 
ylabel. ylabel puts y on its side, rotated 90 degrees from the 
horizontal. Is there way to put it in a normal reading position?

           Wayne Watson (Watson Adventures, Prop., Nevada City, CA)

             (121.015 Deg. W, 39.262 Deg. N) GMT-8 hr std. time)
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