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Horizontal histogram


How to plot a Matlab histogram with horizontal bars?

Set the 'Orientation' setting of the histogram command to 'horizontal'.

  histogram(data, 'Orientation','horizontal');

Example

data = randn(1,1000);

subplot(1,2,1)
  histogram(data);
  title('Normal vertical histogram');
subplot(1,2,2)
  histogram(data, 'Orientation','horizontal');
  title('Horizontal histogram');