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Re: change the base of the Log[] used by LogLogPlot?

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  • Subject: [mg112941] Re: change the base of the Log[] used by LogLogPlot?
  • From: Brett Champion <brettc at wolfram.com>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2010 03:35:44 -0400 (EDT)

On Oct 6, 2010, at 2:15 AM, Nasser M. Abbasi wrote:

> Mathematica experts:
>
> I want to use LogLogPlot, say as in LogLogPlot[x,{x,.1,1}], but I want
> the Log to be in base 10, not in base e as the default used.
>
> Looking at the doc, I can't see it. No option to change the base.
>
> I can ofcourse build my own data, and use ListPlot, but LogLogPlot
> handles the ticks better automatically and it samples better. Same
> question applies for LogPlot, LogLinearPlot, ListLogPlot,
> ListLogLinearPlot, etc...
>
> I am sure this is hidden somewhere in the documentation :)
>

Nope.  LogPlot uses Log.

I'm curious as to why you want to switch to Log10 since the plot would  
end up looking exactly the same.

Brett Champion
Wolfram Research


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