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Setting gridlines thickness in Plot

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg58939] Setting gridlines thickness in Plot
  • From: carlos at colorado.edu
  • Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 01:21:58 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

The problem:

The default thickness of framelines, gridlines and tickmarks in Plot []
is 0.25pt.  This is too thin for typical figure reductions in journals
& books, and
may disappear from the printed version.

The question:

I want to set  the thickness of frameline, gridlines and ticks to 2,
1.25 and 1 pt, respectively.  These are good values for typical paper
figures.  How do I do
that?

(At the moment I do it with Illustrator postprocessing)

Note: the online help is not much help. There a passing mention on
setting
Gridlines thickness with PlotStyle, but no examples.  What would be
nice is to
reset the defaults once and for all.

Thanks for any help.


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