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Re: strange problem with tickmarks

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  • Subject: [mg19385] Re: strange problem with tickmarks
  • From: "Allan Hayes" <hay at haystack.demon.co.uk>
  • Date: Mon, 23 Aug 1999 13:57:06 -0400
  • References: <7pl8gk$co0@smc.vnet.net>
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Martin Stockhammer <martin.stockhammer at visualanalysis.com> wrote in message
news:7pl8gk$co0 at smc.vnet.net...
> Hi,
>
> i am working with Mathematica 4.0.
> I plot the following function:
> Plot[x*3, {x, 0, 10}, Frame -> {True, True, True, True},
>   FrameLabel -> {"a", "b", "c", "d"},
>   FrameTicks -> {{{12,
>           "tick1", {0.006, 0}, {GrayLevel[0.],
> AbsoluteThickness[0.25]}}}, {{17,
>           "tick2", {0.006, 0}, {GrayLevel[0.],
>             AbsoluteThickness[0.25]}}}, {{12,
>           "tick3", {0.006, 0}, {GrayLevel[0.],
>             AbsoluteThickness[0.25]}}}, {{12,
>           "tick4", {0.006, 0}, {GrayLevel[0.],
> AbsoluteThickness[0.25]}}}}]
>
> The problem is now, that the tickmark on the left edge does not appear.
> If I set
> a number (for example 1.7) as label, the tickmark can be seen.
> It seems as if the graphics-directive of the string overwrites the
> graphic directive
> of the tickmark.
> The problem is specific for Mathematica 4.0. In Mathematica 3.0 there is
> no such problem.
> Does anyone know, how this can be solved?
>
> Thank You
> Martin Stockhammer
>

Martin.
I don't see this problem with my Mathematica 4.0 - the ticks on the top and bottom
don't appear because they are not in the plot range, but the left and right
ticks appear - admitedly rthey are ather small. You might consider
increasing their length.

Allan
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