Plot bar chart with log scale on y axis with different base

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I am ploting bar chart with log scale on y axis. I am using following code for log scale on y-axis.
As default log scale base is 10 and I need to try different basis to fit my data.
please suggest how I can change log base for bar graph.
Rik on 21 Sep 2020
Just make sure your baseline is below the lowest value, but above 0. That should make sure you can see all non-zero bars.

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Sindar on 20 Sep 2020
% set whatever base you want (incl. decimals)
mybase = 2;
% get current limits
yl = ylim();
% convert to log-mybase scale
yt = reallog(yl) / log(mybase);
if any(isinf(yt))
error('don''t use log scale with zero limits')
% round outwards
yt(1) = floor(yt(1));
yt(2) = ceil(yt(2));
% set ticks to every power
% you may want to replace that '1' if too large of a range
% for bases less than 1, replace with '-1'
yts = yt(1):1:yt(2);
% write the ticks in mybase^tick notation
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Sindar on 20 Sep 2020
if the minor grid lines show up and annoy you as much as me:

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