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# PolarTicks

 PolarTicks is an option for sector charts and polar plots that specifies tick marks for polar axes.
• The following settings can be given for PolarTicks:
 None no polar tick marks drawn Automatic polar tick marks placed automatically {ticks,rticks} separate specifications for angular and radial ticks
• With the Automatic setting, tick marks are usually placed at points whose coordinates have the minimum number of digits in their decimal representation.
• For each axis, the following tick mark options can be given:
 None no tick marks drawn Automatic tick mark positions and labels chosen automatically {t1,t2,...} tick marks drawn at the specified positions {{t1,label1},{t2,label2},...} tick marks drawn with the specified labels {{t1,label1,len1},...} tick marks with specified scaled length {{t1,label1,{plen1,mlen1}},...} tick marks with specified lengths in the positive and negative directions {{t1,label1,len1,style1},...} tick marks with specified styles func a function to be applied to , to get the tick mark specification
• For the angular ticks the following symbolic names can be given: , , .
• If no explicit labels are given, the tick mark labels are given as the numerical values of the tick mark positions.
• Any expression can be given as a tick mark label.
• Tick mark lengths are given as a fraction of the distance across the whole plot.
• Tick mark styles can involve any graphics directives.
• The tick mark function may return any other tick mark option.
Place polar tick marks and labels automatically:
Place polar tick marks at the specified positions:
Specify overall polar ticks style, including polar tick labels, using TicksStyle:
Place polar tick marks and labels automatically:
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Place polar tick marks at the specified positions:
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Specify overall polar ticks style, including polar tick labels, using TicksStyle:
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Place ticks on the angular axes only:
Place ticks on radial axes only:
Draw angular tick marks at the specified positions:
Draw radial tick marks at the specified positions:
Draw angular tick marks at the specified positions with the specified labels:
Draw radial tick marks at the specified positions with the specified labels:
Specify radial ticks using scaled lengths:
Specify angular ticks:
Specify angular ticks using scaled lengths:
Specify tick marks with scaled lengths in positive and negative directions:

Specify the style of each tick mark:
Specify radial ticks using scaled lengths:
Specify a ticks function applied to and values in the radial direction:
Specify a ticks function applied to and values in the angular direction:
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