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AxesOrigin

  • AxesOrigin is an option for two-dimensional graphics functions which specifies where any axes drawn should cross.
  • AxesOrigin -> x , y specifies that the axes should cross at the point x , y .
  • AxesOrigin -> Automatic uses an internal algorithm to determine where the axes should cross. If the point {0, 0} is within, or close to, the plotting region, then it is usually chosen as the axis origin.
  • In contour and density plots, AxesOrigin -> Automatic puts axes outside the plotting area.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 1.9.3Section 2.9.5.

    Further Examples

    Here is a plot with the axes centered with the default setting and then centered at the point .

    Evaluate the cells to compare the graphics.

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