tickmark labels for month

From: Takeshi Enomoto <eno_at_nyahnyahspammersnyahnyah>
Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2006 11:27:39 +0900


I am drawing a Hovmoller diagram.
I would like to label month names along the Y axis.
I would like major tickmarks at the 1st day of the month
and minors every, say 5 days.
Month names should be placed between the two adjacent
tickmarks, thus around the 16-th day of the month.

Denoting = as the major and - as the minor tickmarks,
it would be like,

Oct -

I was able to place labels at desired places by setting
tmYLMode, tmYLValues and tmYLLabels appropriately.
However, I was not able to have minor tickmarks since
I used them as major (thicker and longer) tickmarks and
hide majors by setting tmYLMajorLengthF = 0 and tmYLThicknessF = 0.
The result is




I would be glad if you direct me a better way or to direct me to an

It would be nice if ncl had a automatic labelling for the time axis
although I understand that it is not easy.


Dr Takeshi Enomoto
Earth Simulator Center, JAMSTEC

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