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Re: FrameLabel-type axes labels without setting Frame->True

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  • Subject: [mg75583] Re: FrameLabel-type axes labels without setting Frame->True
  • From: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 5 May 2007 06:13:17 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
  • References: <f1eqtn$5bs$1@smc.vnet.net>

Andrew Moylan wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> When plotting, I usually want my axes labels placed where FrameLabel-
>> {"x", "y"} puts them (underneath the plot for the x-axis label, and
> written vertically to the left of the plot for the y-axis label). But
> sometimes I don't want a rectangular frame around my plot, which is
> what I get when I use Frame->True.
> 
> What's the best way to have FrameLabel-style axes labels while still
> having regular old axes instead of a rectangular frame?
> 
> Cheers,
> Andrew

You can pass a list of arguments to the option Frame to tell Mathematica 
where parts of the frame must be drawn. For instance,

In[1]:=
Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 2*Pi}, Frame ->
     {True, True, None, None}, FrameLabel ->
     {"x", "y"}];

Regards,
Jean-Marc


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