If you don't mind the ticks being the same size then you can substitute major ticks for the minor ticks. To get rid of the labels you have to manually set the labels so that some of them are empty strings.
"Baerbel" wrote in message <email@example.com>... > Hello, > is there a way to control the position of minor ticks at axes? I know that I can control the position of the ticks by XTick but what about minor ticks? > I would like to have a graph with major annotated ticks and smaller minor ticks but if I choose minor ticks in the Edit Axes Ticks window, the minor ticks are not at the right position. > Thanks for your help!