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Yaxis becomes periodic after using ylim

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Here is the y axis without using ylim:
and here is the yaxis after using ylim([50 100])
why it looks weird? how can I fix the issue?


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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 6 Aug 2020
I predict that you have either used yyaxis or xxaxis, or else that you have use the older plotyy(), or else that you called axes() more than once with overlapping Position. In such cases, you would have multiple axes in the same location. However, your ylim() call is only affecting one of the axes, so it is getting out of synchronization for labels with the other.
This kind of problem was more likely to happen with plotyy() or calling axes() multiple times.. yyaxis() and xxaxis() are more careful to put the tick labels on opposite side of the graph.


Zeynab Mousavikhamene
Zeynab Mousavikhamene on 6 Aug 2020
I was using hold on with scatter and it was overlapping. I added ylim manual and resolved. Thanks for the hint.
Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 6 Aug 2020
I do not think you can get that particular error unless you have overlapping axes, which you would not get with "hold on"

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