       Re: Help in changing the vertical axis tick label format

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• Subject: [mg76326] Re: [mg76269] Help in changing the vertical axis tick label format
• From: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr at cox.net>
• Date: Sat, 19 May 2007 04:53:30 -0400 (EDT)
• Reply-to: hanlonr at cox.net

```f[x_] := 25500 + 230 * x;

plt=Plot[  f[x], {x, 2000, 2007}, PlotRange -> {485000, 487000}  ,
DisplayFunction->Identity];

yTcks=(Ticks/.AbsoluteOptions[plt,Ticks])[]/.
{y_?NumericQ,yLabel_?NumericQ,r__}:>

Show[plt,Ticks->{Automatic,yTcks},DisplayFunction->\$DisplayFunction];

Bob Hanlon

---- siewsk at bp.com wrote:
> Everyone,
>
>   I have a problem with the simple 2D plotting on mathematica 5.2
>
> Here is a simple 2D plot
>
> f[x_] := 25500 + 230 * x;
>
> Plot[  f[x], {x, 2000, 2007}, PlotRange -> {485000, 487000}  ]
>
>   My problem is that the vertical axis tick label are
>
> 485250
> 485500
> 485750
> 486000
> 486250
> 486500
> 486750
> 487000
>
>   What I wanted is the vertical axis label in scientific format of
>
> 4.8525*10^5
> 4.8550*10^5
> 4.8575*10^5
> 4.8600*10^5
> 4.8625*10^5
> 4.8650*10^5
> 4.8675*10^5
> 4.8700*10^5
>
>   And I do not have a clue on how to force it to be in the scientific
> format.
>
>   Thanks for your help in advance.
>
>

```

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