yyaxis: how to get matching ticks on left/right y-axis?

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In my script I have been using:
But now editor says "plotyy is not recommended, use yyaxis instead". Not a big issue, so I changed my script, but now left and right vertical axis have different number of ticks (in my case 6 ticks on the left y-axis, 7 ticks on the right y-axis).
So with "grid on" horizontal lines are properly connected to ticks of the left y-axis, but not to the ticks of the right y-axis. How can I fix this? With "plotyy" I always used "YLimits auto" and "YTickMode auto" and never had such problem...

Answers (2)

Andres on 25 Jun 2022
Edited: Andres on 27 Jun 2022
More than I like (major) grid lines in plots I hate grid lines that miss ticks on an axis or that connect to ticks at bad values – an insult to the eyes ;-)
You may have a look at my file exchange submission yyaxis tools that contains the function yytick to automatically align the ticks of both y-axes.

Ameer Hamza
Ameer Hamza on 10 Mar 2020
Edited: Ameer Hamza on 10 Mar 2020
You can link the limits of both axes so that they remain the same
fig = figure();
ax = axes();
yyaxis right
linkprop(ax.YAxis, 'Limits');
plot(...); % plot on any of the axes
Ameer Hamza
Ameer Hamza on 10 Mar 2020
Yes, It will happen. The other alternative is just to let the axis unlinked.

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