Re: Ticks question

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg90161] Re: Ticks question*From*: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>*Date*: Tue, 1 Jul 2008 06:58:38 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: Uni Leipzig*References*: <g4a6ta$8tv$1@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de

Hi, tickfun[min_, max_] := Table[{x, x}, {x, min, max, (max - min)/3}] ParametricPlot[ {Cos[phi], Sin[phi]}, {phi, 0, 2 Pi}, Ticks -> tickfun, Frame -> False] Regards Jens Aaron Fude wrote: > Hi, > > Can't figure out: how does one ask for a certain number of tick marks > without knowing what the range of the x-axis is as in ParametricPlot? > > For example, I want 4 tick marks. > > On a related note, suppose I want no tick marks but instead want to > only see an indication of the range shown. How do I accomplish that? > Perhaps it could be accomplished by having a single tick mark? > > Thanks! >