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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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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 draw a plot which looks like below Is any way to increase the distance between ticks and axes? I mean, from my point of view, the ticks below the x ...
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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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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. ...
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Custom FrameTicks not working [duplicate]

I would like to have a custom ticks on x-axis on my ListPlot, but nothing is showing, what am I doing wrong? ...
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Custom ticks failing with Frame

I know I can manipulate ticks: ...
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Plotting a matrix in 3D With specific ticks [duplicate]

I have matrix and I want to plot it in 3D ...
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Putting ticks with values on a parametric plot

I need to plot ticks with values on the following ParametricPlot[] The ellipse can be obtained by ...
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Changing the tick labels in a BarLegend

In the following plot, the colors mean the phase, so I need to label the color bar not in integers, but in increments of $\pi$. I searched, but could not find how to change the ticks. Does anyone have ...
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how to change the distance between tick mark and tick label

On similar lines as Is there an option to change the space/distance between tick labels and axes labels for plots? but I would like to reduce the distance between the tick mark and the tick label that ...
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Why doesn't FrameTicks work with Histogram?

An example: Histogram[RandomVariate[NormalDistribution[], 1000], PlotRangePadding -> 0, Frame -> True, FrameTicks -> {{{0, 0}}, {}}] I expected this ...
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How do you adjust tick direction on a 3d plot?

I have a 3d plot with oddly angled tick marks. Whether it's due to the viewing angle being unexpected or some other reason, the tick marks on the bottom axes are angled up along the sides rather than ...
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NumberForm in logarithmic plot (with LevelScheme package)

I am trying to plot some data using the LevelScheme package, but changing the logarithmic scale to display values in NumberForm ...
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How to increase the number of minor ticks in a plot?

I want to increase the number of minor ticks in a plot, but I don't want to label them. I searched through this site and also Mathematica documentation, but I didn't find any solution yet. Could ...
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Custom (Frame)Ticks fail when using Mathematica's script engine

I want to define my own ticks in a DateListPlot. It works quite well when I use the code in a Mathematica Notebook but breaks somehow when using it via ...
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Diagonal Tick Marks

I would like to draw diagonal tick marks around a plot, and simultaneously rotate the tick labels as well. I've mocked up what this would look like: Is there an easy way to do this in Mathematica? ...
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Making axis numbers larger on Mathematica plot

I want the numbers along the axis to be larger than the default value. Can this be done? The reason I am asking is because I frequently make charts in Mathematica and use them in Word. I export ...
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managing custom Ticks

I am trying to create a meaningful Operating Characteristic curve for use in Quality Lot Acceptance sampling. I have the following example (thanks to some help), yet when I alter the number of units ...
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Customize your FrameTicks in a MATLAB way

The figure below is made by MATLAB. However, the scientific form of numbers in FrameTicks that how MATLAB deals with is quite different from that of Mathematica. ...
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Padding plot ticks with zeros on the right

I would like to know how can I make a real-valued plot tick pad with a zero to the right of the decimal point on integer values. This is what I have: ...
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Is it possible to modify the tick marks in BarChart plot?

I need to specify the length of the tick marks on the x axis in a BarChart plot: ...
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FullGraphics ticks problem

In the document of FullGraphics, it promise to produce the same graphic result as the input one: ...