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bug #51721: when using several right yaxes in a plot with box on the yticklabels get confused

Submitted by:  wilhelm <petermeier>
Submitted on:  Thu 10 Aug 2017 08:27:20 AM UTC  
Category:  Plotting with gnuplot Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Incorrect Result
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  wilhelm Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  4.0.0 Operating System:  GNU/Linux

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Tue 22 Aug 2017 08:50:33 AM UTC, comment #4:

Closing as fixed, according to OP's reuqest

Avinoam Kalma <avinoam>
Project Member
Tue 22 Aug 2017 07:18:20 AM UTC, comment #3:

Thanks a lot for the quick replies, after a week of vacation I upgraded my octave to current stable and voila:

Issue is solved when upgrading to octave 4.2.1.
Please close the discussion.


My gnuplot version is gnuplot 4.6 patchlevel 7

I tried OpenGL before and had difficulites formatting a properly publishable graphics file, so I stayed with gnuplot (because I try to be lazy).

wilhelm <petermeier>
Thu 10 Aug 2017 03:44:10 PM UTC, comment #2:

Also, version 4.0.0 of Octave is deprecated and no longer supported. This may already have been fixed in the latest stable version 4.2.1.

Besides a screenshot, can you also supply the version of gnuplot you are using? At a shell prompt

Finally, the Octave interface to gnuplot is not as good as the interfaces to OpenGL which are available for the fltk or qt toolkits. In addition to upgrading Octave, you might try switching toolkits to see if the results are better.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Thu 10 Aug 2017 11:28:52 AM UTC, comment #1:

I ran your code with octave 4.2.1+
and I don't know if I am seeing what you are seeing!

You should attach a picture of what you are seeing.

Doug Stewart <dastew>
Thu 10 Aug 2017 08:27:20 AM UTC, original submission:

When 2 axes with right y-axes and at least one boxed axes-object with left yaxis are used, the second y axis somehow takes over the ticklabels of the first right y-axis for the (not to be tick-labeled) left tickmarks of the boxed axes-object with left-yaxis.

I know this sounds confusing, which is probably the reason why this has not been spotted before, here is an example:

wilhelm <petermeier>


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