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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Distorted graphics when using custom ticks and AspectRatio -> Full

Bug introduced in 7.0.1 or earlier and partially persists through 10.0.1 or later I am having a problem using custom tick specifications along with ...
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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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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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FullGraphics ticks problem

In the document of FullGraphics, it promise to produce the same graphic result as the input one: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to do the log scale plot for ListContourPlot

My current code is: ...
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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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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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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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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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Methods for producting alternating TickLabels in a Plot?

I am producing a plot with alternating TickLabels. Here is a MWE: ...
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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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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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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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How to add “special” Ticks?

this is my code: ...
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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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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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Ticks option is ignored when plotting with Frame->True

Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 10}, Ticks -> {{{4, "Here"}}, {-1, 1}}] ...
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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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Plotting a matrix in 3D With specific ticks [duplicate]

I have matrix and I want to plot it in 3D ...
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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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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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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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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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Custom ticks failing with Frame

I know I can manipulate ticks: ...
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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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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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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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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 ...