set ylab

set ylab option

Controls the format of Y-axis tick mark labels. The option argument may be one of the following:

Usage Notes

  1. If the Y axis represents latitude, then the default behavior is to label the equator with "EQ" and append either "N" or "S" to all other tick mark labels depending on the hemisphere.

  2. Changes to the Y-axis tick mark labels are reset by clear, but not display.


  1. This command would cause all Y-axis labels to have 2 digits after the decimal point: