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Re: size of ticks

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  • Subject: [mg108899] Re: size of ticks
  • From: dh <dh at metrohm.com>
  • Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2010 07:25:47 -0400 (EDT)
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On 05.04.2010 14:02, Benjamin Hell wrote:
> Hi guys,
> easy question this time. I want larger ticks on a plot. I know that I
> can use TicksStyle->Directive[Thickness[0.005], 50] to set the Thickness
> of the Ticks (here to 0.005) and the FontSize used for numbering the
> ticks (here to 50). I didn't figure out how to make the ticks longer.
> Thickness makes them broader, but does not influence the length. So how
> can I do that?
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
Hi Benjamin,
here is a silly example with ticks of different lenghts.
Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 6},
  Ticks -> {{{Pi/2, "PiHalf", 0.1}, {Pi, "Pi", 0.2}}}]
Daniel

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