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How can I multiply axis values by 1000 without changing the data?

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onamaewa
onamaewa on 11 Apr 2019
Commented: Rik on 16 Apr 2019
With the script shown below,
figure()
for CH = 2:33
Y = (avg(:,CH) - avgBG(CH) + SP);
hold on
plot(avg(:,1), Y)
xlim([0 0.3]); xlabel('Time (s)');
ylim([-0.034 0.034]); ylabel('Position (m)');
SP = SP + 2/1000;
end
I've created this figure:
wfpp.jpg
I want to change the Y-axis values on the figure to be multiplied by 1000.
I tried Yticks, but I don't think I've implemented it correctly. Any suggestions?

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Rik
Rik on 11 Apr 2019
You can either multiply the y-values with 1000, or use the YTickLabels:
ticks=get(gca,'YTicks');%retrieve current ticks
ticks=ticks*1000;%multiply
ticks=cellfun(@num2str,tick,'UniformOutput',false);%convert to cellstr
set(gca,'YTickLabels',ticks)%set new tick labels

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Rik on 16 Apr 2019
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