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Re: Number Separator for Number Labels on Plot Axes

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  • Subject: [mg131975] Re: Number Separator for Number Labels on Plot Axes
  • From: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr357 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Nov 2013 16:23:04 -0500 (EST)
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Show[(plt = Plot[x^2, {x, 0, 100}]), Ticks ->
  {Automatic, ((Ticks /. AbsoluteOptions[plt, Ticks])[[2]] /.
     {val_,
       lbl_, len_List, sty_List} :>
      {val,
       NumberForm[lbl, DigitBlock -> 3], len, sty})}]


Show[(plt = Plot[x^2, {x, 0, 100}]), Ticks ->
  {Automatic, ((Ticks /. AbsoluteOptions[plt, Ticks])[[2]] /.
     {val_,
       lbl_, len_List, sty_List} :>
      {val,
       NumberForm[lbl, DigitBlock -> 3, NumberSigns -> {"-$", "$"}],
       len, sty})}]



Bob Hanlon


On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 12:35 AM, Gregory Lypny
<gregory.lypny at videotron.ca>wrote:

> Hello everyone,
>
> Is there a way to format the numbers that appear on the axes of plots, for
> example, including number separators for thousands, as in 2,000, 3,400,
> etc., or including dollar signs, $5, $6, and so on? I tried using
> NumberForm on Ticks but that gave me an error.
>
> Gregory
>
>
>




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