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Ticks

FilledSmallSquare Ticks is an option for graphics functions that specifies tick marks for axes.

FilledSmallSquare The following settings can be given for Ticks:

FilledSmallSquare With the Automatic setting, tick marks are usually placed at points whose coordinates have the minimum number of digits in their decimal representation.

FilledSmallSquare For each axis, the following tick mark options can be given:

FilledSmallSquare If no explicit labels are given, the tick mark labels are given as the numerical values of the tick mark positions.

FilledSmallSquare Any expression can be given as a tick mark label. The expressions are formatted in OutputForm.

FilledSmallSquare Tick mark lengths are given as a fraction of the distance across the whole plot.

FilledSmallSquare Tick mark styles can involve graphics directives such as RGBColor and Thickness.

FilledSmallSquare The tick mark function func[xmin, xmax] may return any other tick mark option.

FilledSmallSquare Ticks can be used in both two- and three-dimensional graphics.

FilledSmallSquare AbsoluteOptions gives the explicit form of Ticks specifications when Automatic settings are given.

FilledSmallSquare See Section 1.9.2, Section 2.10.5 and Section 2.10.13.

FilledSmallSquare See also: Axes, AxesLabel, FrameTicks, GridLines, MeshRange.

FilledSmallSquare New in Version 1.

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