Set axis divisions TRatioPlot

I’m trying to make the Y axis of the ratio part of my TRatioPlot less cluttered by setting NDivisions, but I can’t work out how to do it.

Here’s my attempt (from ChatGPT!):

    hRatioPlot->GetLowerRefGraph()->GetYaxis()->SetNdivisions(1, kFALSE); // Set the number of divisions for major ticks

I’ve tried varying the number I give to SetNDivisions but this is the lowest I can get it and it’s still too overcrowded

First without:
Then with the SetNDivisions:

The axis looks weird. it seems there are small labels behind it… Can you provide a small macro showing/reproducing what you are doing?

The second labels seem to come when I redraw the LowerRefGraph in the third line of the snippet above.
Here’s a minimal macro that reproduces the effect:

void Temp(){

  TFile* fData = TFile::Open("~/Downloads/Run654_AnalysisOutputFile.root");
  TFile* fMC   = TFile::Open("~/Downloads/MC_NoTarget28k_Temp_AnalysisOutputFile.root");

  TH1D* hDataTempUnZoom =  (TH1D*)fData->Get("PVetoClusters/hChPVetoCluster");
  TH1D* hMCTempUnZoom   =  (TH1D*)fMC->Get("PVetoClusters/hChPVetoCluster");

  TH1D* hData = new TH1D("ZoomPVetoClusterOccupancy","ZoomPVetoClusterOccupancy",41,30,71);
  TH1D* hMC = new TH1D("ZoomPVetoClusterOccupancyMC","ZoomPVetoClusterOccupancyMC",41,30,71);
  for(int ii=30;ii<71;ii++)

  Double_t scalef = hData->GetSum()/hMC->GetSum();
  TCanvas* cRatioPlot = new TCanvas("cRatioPlot","cRatioPlot",900,700);
  TRatioPlot* hRatioPlot;
  hRatioPlot = new TRatioPlot(hData,hMC);

  hRatioPlot->GetLowerRefGraph()->GetYaxis()->SetNdivisions(2, kFALSE); // Set the number of divisions for major ticks
  //hRatioPlot->GetLowerRefGraph()->GetYaxis()->SetNdivisions(10, kTRUE); // Set the number of divisions for minor ticks

Commenting the last line gives just one set of (overcrowded) labels. Adding the last line as well produces the secondary labels

I do not have your data files. I cannot run your script.

I realise this, but obviously the spacing will depend on the values of the plots which give the ratio.
I was hoping it was something obvious in the code that gave this behaviour, but if not then I understand if you can’t help me

I do not see anything obvious. Provide a running example and we will help.

Ok, thank you for looking. I will update if I can.

Something to try: make the value of Ndivisions negative to try to “force it”, e.g. SetNdivisions(-2).

Thanks for the suggestion but that’s not working either

may be you can give us a producer with fake data ?

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