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 it possible to position ticklabels on the negative y axis on its right side?

Is it possible to position ticklabels on negative $y$ axis on its right side? Ticklabels on positive $y$ axis should remain as usual:
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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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Styling ticks in a plot

I managed to turn the ticks inside-out but the ticks go now through the numbers. In fact I would like to have it like in the picture attached (ticks pointing outside the plot and no additional ticks ...
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FullGraphics ticks problem

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

I wanted to remove the Ticks in my coding but i can't. Here when i try to remove the Ticks the number also gone. I need numbers ...
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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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Thickness of logarithmic tick marks

Bug introduced in 8 or earlier and persisting through 10.3 or later I'm trying to plot a graph wit a logarithmic y-axis. Since I'm exporting the graph to pdf and later printing it, I want to ...
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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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Labels and tickmarks inside Frame

Is there a way to force Plot and related functions to place the tick labels inside, rather than outside a frame? For example, consider, ...
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Distorted graphics when using custom ticks and AspectRatio -> Full

Bug introduced in 7.0.1 or earlier and partially persists through 10.3.1 or later I am having a problem using custom tick specifications along with ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ticks failing with Frame

I know I can manipulate ticks: ...
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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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Functional defined Ticks of LogLinearPlot does not work

Bug introduced in 10.0 and persisting through 10.3 or later version 10 $Version "10.0 for Microsoft Windows (64-bit) (June 29, 2014)" Consider three ...
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How to do the log scale plot for ListContourPlot

My current code is: ...
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Ticks disappear in Graphics3D with Epilog

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and fixed in 10.0.2 Normally, you can enable Graphics3D to show tick marks by doing this: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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FrameTicks in BarChart

I am finding it a strange issue. I want to make a BarChart as ...