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how to set y-axis as log scale?

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I am plotting x-y plot using plot function. I want to set only y-axis as log scale and x-axis as linear? How to do that? I used loglog function but it scales both axis but I want only Y.

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 15 Apr 2016
Edited: MathWorks Support Team on 28 Nov 2018
The best way to create that type of axes is to use the semilogy function. Alternatively, you can set the ‘YScale’ property on the axes:
set(gca, 'YScale', 'log')
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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 13 Sep 2020
ax = gca returns the current axes or chart for the current figure, which is typically the last one created or clicked with the mouse.

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