label arbitrary strings on xaxis as in date mode

wfpunch <bill.punch@...287...> writes:

I'm not clear on how to do the rotation of the font by the 45 degree angle
(as in the date mode) using just xticks. If there is some part to xticks
that would allow it I'd be pleased to hear it. Thanks.

Add the rotation keyword argument:

xticks(arange(5), ('Tom', 'Dick', 'Harry', 'Sally', 'Sue'), rotation=45)

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