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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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

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}}] ...
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How to label Ticks in ListDensityPlot

I have some discrete data and want to make a density plot as ...
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Forcing Ticks on Lower Left Corner of Plot

I have a graph that looks like this: I need to have it labeled so that 14 appears in the lower left (I know it's obvious but that's what the publication I'm working with wants). That makes the ...
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Position ticks labels at the other side of the axes [closed]

I use ticks label both for scale (0.8, .9, 1.0, ... ) and for marking specific values of interest (with custom text). I'd like the numbers to be above the axis and the text below it. I was able to ...
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Distance between ticks and axes

I've created a plot using the following code: ...
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Simple plot control

Absolute newbie question: Plot[2x-1,{x,-4,4},GridLines->{Range[-4,4],Range[-8,8]}] works about as expected, except that (a) I would like the tick ...
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How to add “special” Ticks?

this is my code: ...
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Package for nonlinear plot coordinates

Is there a package for plotting in nonlinear coordinates? I mean that I provide coordinate transformation functions {xi(x,y), eta(x,y)}, for example ...
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Confused by behavior of ListLogPlot in Mathematica 10

I have a notebook I originally created in Mathematica 8, where the following (simplified) code worked fine. ...
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ParametricPlot: Can't use Ticks

So, basically I'm trying to plot the phase portrait of a 2x2 diff system, but the parameters are a pain. I'm trying to get a good picture of the orbits, but even if ...
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Formatting ticks of axes to scientific format and modifying the labels [duplicate]

I was trying to plot a function, but had a problem with the tick labels staying close to each other (top plot). DiscretePlot[RmvsB[b], {b, bmin, bmax, bstep}] ...
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Listplot x axis - Using tranpose of two tables?

I'm trying to augment the x axis of a listplot to fit the number of steps. Secondly, since there are a large number of steps (50), there will be 50 ticks which will make the graph messy. How do I get ...
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Some major and minor ticks are not shown in Plotting functions

I am using Mathematica 10.0.1 on Windows 64-bit machine. I have two 1D lists as follows. ...
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Ticks disappear in Graphics3D with Epilog

Normally, you can enable Graphics3D to show tick marks by doing this: Graphics3D[Sphere[], Axes -> True] But in ...
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Controlling the placement of the y-axis

I use ListPlot for showing the results of my numeric computation. I make my own ticks, so I never know before hand where the vertical center of my plot will be. ...
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How to get grid lines at all (log) tick marks in Version 10?

In Version 7 using GridLines -> Automatic (or All) would put a grid line at every log-spaced tick mark: ...
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Wavelength, wavenumber, energy and frequency in a ruler

I would like to generate set of four axis relating wavelength, wavenumber, energy and frequency in an arbitrary range. Like in this image but without the labels such as "RADAR". The selection of ...
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Export high resolution figure causes missing ticks

I understand that Mathematica has a bug when exporting images. The ticks are scaled not correctly when exporting at high resolution. For example: when you do: ...
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Preparing 2d plots for publication

When it comes to plotting a data my general attitude is to avoid post processing (say with adobe illustrator) as much as possible. To follow this strategy I would like to prepare publication-ready pdf ...
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Mesh at Ticks positions

In a ListPlot3D[ ] I want to have the Mesh at the same positions as the ticks. For some reason this isn't default if both are ...
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Ticks don't display on Y-Axis of Histogram when using PlotRange

I have a histogram, if I create it without specifying the PlotRange it works fine and the ticks on the Y-Axis are displayed ...
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FrameTicks and Ticks on Axes in Same Plot

I have a plot where I would like ticks shown on both the axes and the frame, with them labeled separately. I have custom labels for the frame and want the horizontal axis labeled with ticks ...
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Base 2 Tick Labels for ListLogLogPlot

I am using ListLogLogPlot and would like to express the x-axis tick labels in powers of 2 instead of the default powers of 10. Does anybody have experience with ...
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Change Ticks in PairedBarChart

I am using the PairedBarChart feature as follows: PairedBarChart[Range[5], Range[5], BarOrigin -> "XAxis"] How can I (i) remove and (ii) change the number ...
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intersection of two lines with a slope slider

I am trying to build an IS/LM model with sliders for a few things including the slope of the IS curve. I am stuck getting the equilibrium ticks and dashed lines to properly follow the intersection of ...
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Ticks in ListLogPlot using LevelScheme

I am using for the first time the package LevelScheme and I don't succeed in ploting the ticks of the logaritmic vertical scale. Anyone with the same problem? I post an example of the problem: ...
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Change ticks from number to hours

I have an unidimensional array (let's call it list)ranging from 0 to 86400, each one representing a second of a day (a day has 86400 secs). For example, ...
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Tick labels above axis [duplicate]

Is there any way to place tick marks on the x-axis above the axis? Note that I am talking about marks on the axis, not on a frame (because my graph has no frame). To be more specific, here's the ...
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Horizontal axis tick marks

I have a question about adjusting the number of horizontal tick marks on a 2D plot. Example: f[x_] := 4*Sin[4*x] Plot[{f[x]}, {x, -10, 10}, Ticks -> {Table[Pi n, {n, -5, 5}]}] Gives the following ...
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Removing the white space around plots when using customized FrameTicks

I'm using the CustomTicks package, which is part of the LevelScheme package, for styling the ...
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Alternating Axis Labeling between Left and Right Axis

I'm using the following to label a MatrixPlot: FrameTicks -> {{yticks, None}, {None, xticks}}, I'm labeling these ticks with text. It is impossible to get the ...
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How to do the log scale plot for ListContourPlot

My current code is: ...
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How can I manipulate the number of decimal places in the frame ticks?

Is there any simple way to increase or decrease the decimal places in the frame ticks. I want to make the y axis ticks of the first two and the second two graphs look similar.
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Fraction Alignment in Plot Export to JPG [duplicate]

I've produced some plots that have fractional tick labels on the horizontal axis and they look fine. ...