Re: problems with FrameTicks

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• Subject: [mg131149] Re: problems with FrameTicks
• From: Alexei Boulbitch <Alexei.Boulbitch at iee.lu>
• Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2013 05:02:15 -0400 (EDT)
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```Dear All,
I have problems in getting FrameTicks do what I would like it to do.
The problem is the following:
in plotting

Plot[{3*10^20, 4*10^20}, {x, 0, 105},
PlotStyle -> Black,
Filling -> {2 -> {1}},
FillingStyle -> LightRed,
Frame -> True,
Axes -> None,
FrameLabel -> {"x", None, None, "y"},
BaseStyle -> {FontSize -> 32, FontFamily -> "Arial"},
FrameStyle -> Directive[Black, AbsoluteThickness[3]],
PlotRange -> {All, {0, 6*10^20}},
FrameTicks -> {{None,
Table[{n*10^20, n*Superscript[10, 20]}, {n, 1, 6}]}, {Automatic,
None}}]

I would like to have on the y axis (on the right) nice looking ticks. That =
means:
- starting with "1*10^20" (why does it drop the "1"?)
- with a multiplication symbol in between the prefactor "n" and the "10^20"

Hi, Luigi,

This is slightly different from the answer of Bob Hanlon ([mg131116]):

Plot[{3*10^20, 4*10^20}, {x, 0, 105}, PlotStyle -> Black,
Filling -> {2 -> {1}}, FillingStyle -> LightRed, Frame -> True,
Axes -> None, FrameLabel -> {"x", None, None, "y"},
BaseStyle -> {FontSize -> 32, FontFamily -> "Arial"},
FrameStyle -> Directive[Black, AbsoluteThickness[3]],
PlotRange -> {All, {0, 6*10^20}}, PlotRangePadding -> {10, 0},
FrameTicks -> {{None,
Table[{n*10^20,
" " <> ToString[n] <>
"\[Times]\!\(\*SuperscriptBox[\(10\), \(20\)]\)"}, {n, 1,
6}]}, {Automatic, None}}, FrameTicksStyle -> Directive[16]]

Try to play with the parameters of the FrameTicksStyle

Have fun, Alexei

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