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 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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Put a tick on opposite side of axis

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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Adding digits to tick mark labels

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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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 ...
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Specify and rename ticks in FrameTicks

When I plot, I use Frame -> True I would like all ticks on the frame axes to disappear and remain only with two ticks, say, 0.1 on the x-axis and 0.5 on the y ...
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Selectively remove ticks in a plot [closed]

I would like to remove some ticks from a plot without having to edit manually the list of ticks generated automatically by Mathematica. My aim is to have a plot where the axis label are close to the ...
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FrameTicks in BarChart

I am finding it a strange issue. I want to make a BarChart as ...
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Methods for producting alternating TickLabels in a Plot?

I am producing a plot with alternating TickLabels. Here is a MWE: ...
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Using the “Automatic” values in FrameTicks

In here, I have asked a question about the use of Tick (FrameTicks). An extension to the question is, ...
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Ticks option is ignored when plotting with Frame->True

Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 10}, Ticks -> {{{4, "Here"}}, {-1, 1}}] ...