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Re: fyi, A nice package for making plot ticks

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  • Subject: [mg113416] Re: fyi, A nice package for making plot ticks
  • From: telefunkenvf14 <rgorka at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2010 05:33:43 -0400 (EDT)
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On Oct 24, 5:04 am, "Nasser M. Abbasi" <n... at 12000.org> wrote:
> I always had hardtime with ticks for log plots. Today I found a nice
> package for doing that and more, and was easy to use. I thought I'll
> mention that, in case if someone else did not know about it.
>
> In Mathematica, when making a Log plot, the ticks do not come out in
> standard format of labels as 10^n.
>
> I'll show a small example of how to use this package. It can be found at
>
> http://library.wolfram.com/infocenter/Demos/5599/
>
> However, I think I found a more recent version of the same package here:
>
> http://wnsl.physics.yale.edu/levelscheme/
>
> (version 3.45). Becuase I downloaded both, and looked at the source code
> of CustomTicks.m in both, and the second one above seems more recent.
>
> I downloaded the above zip file, and extracted its content, then did
>
> Get["C:\\LevelScheme-3.45\\CustomTicks.m"];
> data=Table[{i,i^2},{i,100}];
>
> ListLogLogPlot[data]                        (* Ma=
thematica command*)
> ListPlot[Log[10, data], Ticks -> LogTicks]  (*using CuromTicks *)
>
> You can see the difference in this screen shot
>
> http://12000.org/tmp/ticks_for_Mathematica/image.png
>
> Even the minor ticks look better and more clear.
>
> Thank you for the authors of this package.
>
> --Nasser

Didn't I email you that link a while back? :)

-RG


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