Re: Fw: BarChart inside a Frame. How to remove Labels from the top of the frame? How to put x-axis label below and not on the side?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg80637] Re: Fw: BarChart inside a Frame. How to remove Labels from the top of the frame? How to put x-axis label below and not on the side?*From*: "Nasser Abbasi" <nma at 12000.org>*Date*: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 02:01:42 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <002f01c7e7f2$0bdca560$8fcc0544@computerh20djr> <fatghp$24i$1@smc.vnet.net>

"Jean-Marc Gulliet" <jeanmarc.gulliet at gmail.com> wrote in message news:fatghp$24i$1 at smc.vnet.net... > [See my answer at the bottom of the post.] > > Nasser Abbasi wrote: > >> Thanks Jean for your reply. >> >> I got a similar reply from Bob Hanlon below, but this solution does not >> work >> really for the reasons I explained below. I posted this back to the >> newsgroup (but this takes too long to show) so I am sending you the >> message >> below. >> >> thank again for your time. >> >> Nasser >> >> >> ----- Original Message ----- >> From: "Nasser Abbasi" <nma at 12000.org> >> To: <mathgroup at smc.vnet.net> >> Cc: <hanlonr at cox.net> >> Sent: Sunday, August 26, 2007 5:01 AM >> Subject: Re: BarChart inside a Frame. How to remove Labels from >> the top of the frame? How to put x-axis label below and not on the side? >> >> >> > >> >> ---- Nasser Abbasi <nma at 12000.org> wrote: >> >>> Mathematica 6.0.1 >> >>> >> >>> This is really annoying. I wanted a BarChart inside a frame. All >> >>> works >> >>> ok, >> >>> except it insists on putting the bar labels on top of the frame as >> >>> well >> >>> as >> >>> on the bottom of the frame, like this: >> >>> >> >>> BarChart[{1, 2, 3}, Frame -> True] >> >>> >> >>> I can remove the labels altogether, and use FrameTicks, but it still >> >>> does it >> >>> again ! >> >>> >> >>> BarChart[{1, 2, 3}, Frame -> >> >>> True,BarLabels->None,FrameTicks->{{1,2,3},{0,1}}] >> >>> >> >>> I think BarChart conflict with Frame somehow. >> >>> >> >>> The only reason I wanted to put the BarChart inside a frame, is that >> >>> with a >> >>> frame, when I put the x-label, it will go below and not on the side. >> >>> >> >>> I wanted to write a large x-label, and just using BarChart, the >> >>> x-label >> >>> was >> >>> extending too far to the right since it start at the right edge of >> >>> the >> >>> axis, >> >>> as you see from this example >> >>> >> >>> BarChart[{1, 2, 3}, AxesLabel -> {"x-axis label"}] >> >>> >> >>> Is there a way to solve this problem? Either just use BarChart >> >>> without >> >>> Frame, but tell it to put the x-label BELOW, or use a Frame with >> >>> BarChart >> >>> but not have the bar labels at top and bottom as well? >> >>> >> > >> > >> >> Needs["BarCharts`"]; >> >> >> >> BarChart[{1, 2, 3}, >> >> Frame -> True, FrameTicks -> {Range[3], Range[0, 3], None, None}, >> >> FrameLabel -> (Style[#, FontSize -> 14] & /@ {"x-axis label", >> >> "y-axis label"})] >> >> >> >> BarChart[{1, 2, 3}, >> >> Frame -> {True, True, None, None}, >> >> FrameTicks -> {Range[3], Range[0, 3], None, None}, >> >> FrameLabel -> (Style[#, FontSize -> 14] & /@ {"x-axis label", >> >> "y-axis label"})] >> >> >> >> >> >> Bob Hanlon >> >> >> > >> > Thanks Bob, >> > >> > You solution helps, but now I am unable now to use BarLabels ! >> > >> > I can't use FrameTicks in place of BarLabels, since FrameTicks do not >> > get >> > positioned at the same locations as BarLabels. Using Frame seems to >> > prevent BarLabels from showing up: >> > >> > BarChart[{1, 2, 3}, Frame -> True, BarLabels -> {0, 1, 2}, >> > FrameTicks -> {None, Range[0, 3], None, None}, >> > FrameLabel -> (Style[#1, FontSize -> 14] & ) /@ {"x-axis label", >> > "y-axis >> > label"}] >> > >> > For example, If I replace frameTicks for the x-axis with what I wanted >> > to >> > be the BarLabels, I get this >> > >> > BarChart[{1, 2, 3}, Frame -> True, FrameTicks -> {{0, 1, 2}, Range[0, >> > 3], >> > None, None}, >> > FrameLabel -> (Style[#1, FontSize -> 14] & ) /@ {"x-axis label", >> > "y-axis >> > label"}] >> > >> > and nothing I did would make FrameTicks {0,1,2} to be placed right >> > where >> > the earlier frameTicks {1,2,3} were. >> > >> > ofcourse I can use BarLabels without the FrameTicks, but then we are >> > back >> > to square one, the BarLabels would now show in the top and bottom: >> > >> > BarChart[{1, 2, 3}, Frame -> True, BarLabels -> {0, 1, 2}, >> > FrameLabel -> (Style[#1, FontSize -> 14] & ) /@ {"x-axis label", >> > "y-axis >> > label"}] > > Hi Nasser, > > This time, I believe that the following expression yields the result > that you are looking for. > > Needs["BarCharts`"]; > BarChart[{1, 2, 3}, Frame -> {True, True, None, None}, > FrameTicks -> {{{1, "0"}, {2, "1"}, {3, "2"}}, Range[0, 3], None, > None}, FrameLabel -> (Style[#1, FontSize -> 14] & ) /@ > {"x-axis label", "y-axis label"}] > > So we get a bar chart with the bar labeled 0, 1 , and 2 on the x-axis > and below a centered label for the axis. The trick is to use the form > {tick_position, tick_label} for each ticks on the x-axis For instance, > {2,"1"} tells Mathematica to display one rather than two for the > second tick. > > Regards, > -- > Jean-Marc > Thanks Jean (and to Bob as well). yes, this works great. Nasser