is an option for gauge functions that specifies how many tick marks should be drawn on the scale.


  • The numbers specified for ScaleDivisions refer to the actual sections of the scale, not the ticks.
  • The numbers of divisions must be nonzero integers.
  • The following settings can be given for ScaleDivisions:
  • Noneno scale divisions drawn
    Automaticscale divisions drawn automaticaly
    nnumber of total divisions
    {nmajor,nminor}list of the number of major divisions and minor divisions per major division


Basic Examples  (3)

Draw an automatic number of divisions:

Specify the total number of divisions on the gauge:

Specify the number of major divisions and the number of minor divisions per major division:

Introduced in 2012