update_ticks

glue.core.util.update_ticks(axes, coord, kinds, is_log, categories, projection='rectilinear', radians=True, label=None)[source]

Changes the axes to have the proper tick formatting based on the type of component.

Returns None or the number of categories if components is Categorical.

Parameters
axesmatplotlib.axes.Axes

A matplotlib axis object to alter

coord{ ‘x’ | ‘y’ }

The coordinate axis on which to update the ticks

componentsiterable

A list of components that are plotted along this axis

if_logboolean

Whether the axis has a log-scale

projection: str

The name of the matplotlib projection for the axes object. Defaults to ‘rectilinear’. Currently only the scatter viewer supports different projections.