- Axis.set_ticks(ticks, labels=None, *, minor=False, **kwargs)[source]#
Set this Axis' tick locations and optionally labels.
If necessary, the view limits of the Axis are expanded so that all given ticks are visible.
- tickslist of floats
List of tick locations. The axis
Locatoris replaced by a
Some tick formatters will not label arbitrary tick positions; e.g. log formatters only label decade ticks by default. In such a case you can set a formatter explicitly on the axis using
Axis.set_major_formatteror provide formatted labels yourself.
- labelslist of str, optional
List of tick labels. If not set, the labels are generated with the axis tick
- minorbool, default: False
False, set the major ticks; if
True, the minor ticks.
Textproperties for the labels. These take effect only if you pass labels. In other cases, please use
The mandatory expansion of the view limits is an intentional design choice to prevent the surprise of a non-visible tick. If you need other limits, you should set the limits explicitly after setting the ticks.