# Tagged Questions

Ticks is an option for graphics functions that specifies where tick marks are placed on axes. It includes options for automatic placement, specific positions, as well as styling options.

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### How to label ticks in ListLogLogPlot in scientific form in MMA 10.4?

This is a question regarding ListLogLogPlot in MMA 10.4. I have tried the solutions suggested in 5369, and they do not appear to work in MMA 10.4, so I would be grateful if this could be considered a ...
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### Killing a tick - ListPlot [closed]

Consider this code ...
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### How could I located Ticks on certain ridge/edge in cube box in Graphics3D/Plot3D

When I Plot a Graphics3D with samething like Axes -> True, AxesLabel -> {"X ", "Y ", "Z "}, Ticks -> {Range[-10, 10], Range[-10, 10], Range[-10, 10]} ...
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### Changing font size and style in VectorDensityPlot

I have this: VectorDensityPlot[{x, -y}, {x, -5, 5}, {y, -5, 5}, PlotLegends -> Automatic] and want to: 1) Add a label to the column bar legend on the side ...
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### How to Make the Tick Marks of Both Axes the Same in a 2D Plot?

In an earlier post, I asked how one can change the ratio of the units of the axes. The easiest way to set the ratio to one was 1- setting a PlotRange and 2- using ...
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### Graphics with grid lines [closed]

With the following example code Graphics[ { Line[{{0, 0}, {6, 6}}] }, ImageSize -> {500, 500}, Frame -> True ] I get: How can I produce grid ...
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### How do you make y-axis labels and Ticks bigger in a BoxWhiskerChart

I'm trying to do a BoxWhiskerChart in Mathematica with a very specific Style. Specifically, I'm trying to get the y-axis labels (the numbers) to be bigger (point 72)...
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### min and max in Ticks determination

I wonder, how Mathematica determines the values that it sends to custom tick functions, ie. the minimum and the maximum on the axes? Here is an example: ...
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### How to increase the size of fonts and tick marks and numbers in plotting a contour plot in Mathematica 8.0?

I have some function of two variables, $x$ and $y$, and I would like to plot $x$ vs. $y$ parameter space probability distribution function in which the contours are represented by ...
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### Translate Tick Marks

The code below creates a StreamPlot for a nonlinear system of first-order ODEs: $\dot{x}=y,\dot{y}=x+\tfrac{1}{4}x^{2}$ I have created a simple zoom slider that expands the region about the critical ...
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### Half Plot - half LogLinearPlot

Is it possible to do a plot which is partially Plot and partially LogLinearPlot? The reference figure is We see that the $x$-...
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### Mathematica flip the axes ticks (negative values) to other side

I have a plot as shown, I want to change the axes ticks of the negative values as shown below, I went through this post and with this answer, I am able to do only for Y-axis. Can someone please ...
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### Remove minor ticks

I would like to remove minor ticks from my plots. For example, consider the following code: Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 10}] which generates: Is there any away to ...
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### Labeled destroys the log scales in “log” plots when notebook is re-opened

Bug introduced in 10 or earlier and persists through 10.4 While testing this pdf export bug caused by Labeled, I noticed that this function also destroys the log ...
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### Ticks in v10 - a bug or undocumented change

Bug introduced in 10.0 and fixed in 10.4 In this post @Heike provides this code: ...
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### CustomTicks LogPlot issue [duplicate]

I have Mathematica 10.3. When I use CustomTicks (part of SciDraw) and I want to use LogTicks ...
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### Ticks on axes with a frame without frameticks [duplicate]

I would like to draw a simple 2D graphics with a frame, without any FrameTicks, but still having central axes with ticks. The code is this : ...
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### How to avoid frames or axes from intersecting? [duplicate]

I want to have a plot, such that it is displayed like so; so that the axes or the frames don't intercept. I was able to achieve this only by covering with graphics, with epilog, like so: ...
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### ImageResolution affects the ticks on a plot [duplicate]

Let's consider the following example S0 = Plot[Sin[x], {x, -10, 10}, Frame -> True, ImageSize -> 550] First we export the plot in a JPEG format ...
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### A simple issue of ListLinePlot ticks with table function [duplicate]

I need to plot a discrete linear function III(i)=i, so ...
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### Positioning of tick labels in a 3D plot

I am looking for an easy way to force this plot to label the $y$ axis with numbers below the axis automatically in the given view point. Now the label switches to the bottom when the view point ...
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### Removing Axes values in DiscretePlot3D [duplicate]

I have a discrete 3D plot from which I want to remove the axes labels and values. To demonstrate what I need, lets consider an example from the Mathematica ...
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### Automatic Ticks on x-axis, but not first 5% of x-range

I would like to have Ticks->Automatic, but not have the Ticks in say the first 5% of the range on the x-axis. So like this but not this (ticks too dense using regular tick interval of 1)
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### How to set Ticks for an AngularGauge?

How do you set custom ticks on an AngularGauge. ...
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### Arrowheads cover the end of the ticks

When arrowheads are added to the axes, the ends of the ticks are covered by the arrowheads, e.g., ticks for $1$ disappear in the plot below, ...
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Consider: ...
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### Thickness of frame ticks in a LogLogPlot [duplicate]

I want to plot my function in log-log scale and I want my ticks to be thicker. The code I wrote is: ...
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### FrameTicks not appearing with Export to .png file [duplicate]

I'm using 10.1 on Ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to export some plots. However, when I export the plots using Export[file.png, figure, ImageResolution->360], the <...
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### two element ticks in a parametricplot

I'm struggling with parametric plot axes ticks edition. I need them to always have one (or two) digits after the coma but now they are like: 0,6 0,8 1, 1,2 1,4 and I need the to be like: 0,6 0,8 1,0 1,...
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### Two questions (Modifying Ticks and VectorGraphics)

Say x0[u_, v_, a_, b_, c_] := a* Cos[u]*Sin[v] y0[u_, v_, a_, b_, c_] := b* Sin[u]*Sin[v] z0[u_, v_, a_, b_, c_] := c*Cos[v] I take a parametric plot by ...
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Consider: ...
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### Use custom frame ticks on an image

I chose as an example a familiar figure! img = Import["Lena.jpg"]; Now let's confine her inside a frame ...
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### Is there a way to control the placement of individual tick mark labels?

Let me start by saying there are a lot of other questions here on SE and elsewhere about tick marks in MMA but I think I am correct in saying that none of them cover exactly what I want (apologies if ...
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### Increase Performance in the Manipulate Command

The code below pretty much looks like and does what I want it to. However, it is sluggish. I realize I have many calculations, and perhaps this is the best I can hope for. But if anybody has any idea ...
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### Trying to adjust the numbers for the horizontal axis of a plot [closed]

I have some data (32 points) which corresponds to elements along an artificial transmission line of a fixed distance. The plot in its current form is shown below: What I am trying to do is make the ...
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### BubbleChart ignores Ticks option [closed]

BubbleChart does not display ticks to the Ticks option specs. ...
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### Adding ticks to PolarPlot [closed]

I want to add some number ticks to a unit circle in PolarPlot like the one attached, but how can I do it? ...
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### Fixing ticks labels position in plot

I have made a figure with this code, where multiple plots are shown together: ...
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### How to specify frame tick labels without modifying the Automatic tick marks? [duplicate]

I have the following: ...
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### Is FrameTicks broken in 10.1.0?

On my system, Mathematica 10.1.0 under Windows, none of these FrameTicks documentation examples work correctly: ...
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### Longer ticks without specifying the ticks itself

I know similar questions have been asked here before, but i can't figure out this specific problem. I have a lot of plots that i'd like to bring to a publishable form, but in my current customization ...
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### DateListPlot not showing any ticks

With a vector dates (in DateList format), and a vector data that has the same length as dates...
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### How to plot a 3D surface from an Excel matrix, using column and row headers as axis labels

I am trying to use Mathematica to plot a surface chart similar to the ones that are created from Microsoft Excel. The point is to be able to easily colorize and manipulate the plot by free 3D rotation,...
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### Tick label is missing

These plots do not show the first tick label on the left: ...
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### Label of Ticks are overlaying

I have a little problem that's driving me crazy. The problem will be clear from the graphic: the text of the tick labels. on the Y-Axis are crossing/overlaying. I tried everything but I found nothing ...
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### Plot with tick labels but without ticks

In scientific literature, plots often have a design like what I've been trying to make (see below). These images have the following characteristics: 1) Frames on the left and on the right 2) An x-axis ...
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### Right-aligning variable-length rotated tick labels

I have a list of data where each point should have a label. I would like the labels to be below the plot, where tick labels usually are. This is what I have so far: ...
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### Modify ticks without specifying tick length

I am making a ListPlot, in which the x-axis is the result of AbsoluteTime. I want the tick text to be human-readable by applying ...