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Hopefully a simple one for you. I would like to edit the frame ticks on my plot such that they are in "power" form. As it stands I try:

FrameTicks -> {{{10^-9, 10^-8, 10^-7, 10^-6, 10^-5}, None}, {Automatic, None}}

This seems to compile with awful fraction formatting, is there a way to format it as 10^power and keep it that way?

Thanks in advance

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marked as duplicate by Verbeia May 11 '15 at 1:32

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    $\begingroup$ Ticks accept several ways of formatting. In your case I'd go for pairs of values of the form {position, label}. Wrap your labels in quotes, like so {10^-9, "10^-9"}. $\endgroup$ – LLlAMnYP May 10 '15 at 20:10
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    $\begingroup$ This might be what you want. You could also look into the CustomTicks package which can be pretty useful. $\endgroup$ – Virgil May 10 '15 at 20:13
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks both. Both solutions are great! $\endgroup$ – Q.P. May 10 '15 at 20:19
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    $\begingroup$ Shall I close this as a duplicate of (5369) then? $\endgroup$ – Mr.Wizard May 10 '15 at 20:39
  • $\begingroup$ Yes I think so, unless this thread would serve as a waypoint to the solution? $\endgroup$ – Q.P. May 10 '15 at 20:58

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