Pavol Severa wrote:
> I'd like to ask you how to make the ticks on the axes to protrude out
> of the picture (I have a picture with some dark areas where the ticks
> are virtually invisible; if the ticks were at least partially outside,
> it would solve the problem).
In your matplotlibrc file you can set the tick direction:
xtick.direction : in # direction: in or out
ytick.direction : in # direction: in or out
Alternatively, interactively or within a script you can use:
rcParams['xtick.direction'] = 'out'
rcParams['ytick.direction'] = 'out'