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## How to produce a log based range variable or plot equation with vector as independent variable?  1-Newbie

## How to produce a log based range variable or plot equation with vector as independent variable?

Hello,

I am working on a project, but can not find a way to produce a decent log plot over a large range. The issue is that if I use the log function under plots with a range variable for my x values there will be too few data points on the low end of the plot to look smooth. So I tried making a log-based x set of data using a range variable converted to a power based set of vector data, variable d, but the when plotting it says can not divide by zero. Though after multiple checks, I do not believe my d values ever goes to zero. I just need to be able to make a plot of y vs log(x) able to span a range of 10^-10 to 10^-3 meters and have sufficient data points for the small x values.

Also getting this error now for the second attempt, Plotting failed. Replace complex values and NaNs by real numbers.  1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

Accepted Solutions  23-Emerald I
(To:jgillen1)

Use the function logspace(min,max,npts) which creates a vector of values from min to max with npts point over the entire range.

Example (to get 5 points per decade): Success!
Luc

5 REPLIES 5  23-Emerald I
(To:jgillen1)

I usually create a range variable,  i := 3, 3.3 . .8

then plot 10^i  23-Emerald I
(To:jgillen1)

Use the function logspace(min,max,npts) which creates a vector of values from min to max with npts point over the entire range.

Example (to get 5 points per decade): Success!
Luc  1-Newbie
(To:LucMeekes)

Ok, will try this.  1-Newbie
(To:LucMeekes)

Is there a way to add units. Can not seem to get units into the logspace values? If I put them in just ignores them on the output.  1-Newbie
(To:jgillen1)

Oh, putting it on the outside of the parentheses works. Thanks again! Announcements
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