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Re: Ticks

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  • Subject: [mg3310] Re: Ticks
  • From: ianc (Ian Collier)
  • Date: Mon, 26 Feb 1996 02:54:13 -0500
  • Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

In article <4gi63g$jkv at>, "FARNOOD, Ramin"
<FARNOOD at> wrote:

> I cannot get the Ticks option working on
> my PC if the Frame->True option is used. 
> Is this a bug?
> I am using Mathematica 2.2.3, on windows 3.1.
> I used the example given on page 420
> of the Stephen Wolfram's Mathematica: A System ...
>    bp= Plot[BesselJ[2,x],{x,0,10}];
>    Show[bp, Ticks->{{0,Pi,2Pi,3Pi},Automatic}]
> This works fine, but:
>     Show[bp, Ticks->{{0,Pi,2Pi,3Pi},Automatic},
>     Frame->True]
> this graph has the default ticks not the user defined
> values i.e. {0,Pi,2Pi,3Pi}! 
> It seems Frame option disables the user defined Ticks.
> Any help is appreciated.

Use FrameTicks not Ticks and it will work as intended.

    bp= Plot[BesselJ[2,x],{x,0,10}];

    Show[bp, Frame->True,


I hope this helps.


Ian Collier
Wolfram Research, Inc.
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