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Re: Ticks question

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  • Subject: [mg90161] Re: Ticks question
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2008 06:58:38 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
  • References: <g4a6ta$8tv$>
  • Reply-to: kuska at


tickfun[min_, max_] := Table[{x, x}, {x, min, max, (max - min)/3}]

  {Cos[phi], Sin[phi]}, {phi, 0, 2 Pi}, Ticks -> tickfun,
  Frame -> False]


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!

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