[Matplotlib-users] poor tick locator defaults in 2.0?

Thomas Caswell tcaswell at gmail.com
Tue Jun 28 14:28:37 EDT 2016


https://github.com/matplotlib/matplotlib/pull/6584 Is the PR that should
ensure that there are always at least 2 ticks.

If you have that commit in you tree, can you give us an example where it
fails?

Tom

On Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 2:26 PM Benjamin Root <ben.v.root at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yeah, we were experimenting with a modified ticker/autoscaling logic and
> we aren't too happy with it either. How fresh is your v2.x branch? I can't
> remember if we merged in some tweaks to the logic yet.
>
> Ben Root
>
> On Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 2:23 PM, Mike Kaufman <mckauf at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> When I switched over to the 2.x branch, I found that for shorter plots
>> (like when you have a set of vertically stacked subplots), I am seeing
>> y-axes with only a single tick label. This is without doing any explicit
>> tick locating. In 1.5.x I didn't see this.
>>
>> This is bad as it makes the whole point of labeling the ticks pointless
>> because you can't get any sense of scale.
>>
>> M
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