Reverse the Axis Direction in Grapher

To reverse the direction for a standard axis in Grapher, follow these steps.
  1. Click on the Axis that should be reversed to select it.
  2. In the Property Manager, click on the Axis tab.
  3. Click the + next to Limits, if necessary.
  4. Check the box next to the Descending option. The axis automatically reverses direction.

To reverse the angle axis for a polar plot:

  1. Click the Angle Axis to select it.
  2. Click the Axis tab in the Property Manager.
  3. Click in the Direction field and select Counterclockwise.


It is not currently possible to reverse the axis direction for the following plot types:

  • durov plots
  • piper plots
  • pie charts
  • box plots


Updated May 2023

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