Change x axes scale in matplotlib

Using plt.xticks, we can change the X-axis scale.


  • Using plt.plot() method, we can create a line with two lists that are passed in its argument.

  • Add text to the axes. Add the text *s* to the axes at location *x*, *y* in data coordinates, using plt.text() method, where the font size can be customized by changing the font-size value.

  • Using xticks method, get or set the current tick locations and labels of the X-axis.

  • To show the figure, use method.


import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

plt.plot([1, 2, 4], [1, 2, 4])

plt.text(2, 3, "y=x", color='red', fontsize=20)

plt.xticks([1, 2, 3, 4, 5])    # changing x scale by own