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st: Re: log base 10 axis

From   "Michael Blasnik" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: Re: log base 10 axis
Date   Tue, 15 Mar 2005 12:39:35 -0500

I'm not sure what the problem is -- the scaling is logarithmic either way so the distance between successive powers of 10 will be equal to each other, i.e. log(1000)-log(100) equals log(100)-log(10) regardless of whether the base of the logs is 10 or e. Maybe what you want is labeling on powers of 10? for example:

xscale(log) xlabel(100 1000 10000)

Michael Blasnik

----- Original Message ----- From: "Tim Wade" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2005 12:15 PM
Subject: st: log base 10 axis

Hello, I apologize if there is a simple answer to this question, but
I've searched the archives and FAQs and I can't seem to find one. Is
there a way to generate log base 10 axes for twoway plots? the
xscale(log) produces axes with a natural log scale. Thanks much, Tim

Timothy J. Wade, Ph.D MPH
US Environmental Protection Agency
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