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Logarithmic charts are similar to normal charts except for the fact that logarithmic charts use a logarithmic axis instead of a linear axis.

In this section, you will be introduced to the:

  • Basics of logarithmic charts

  • Types of logarithmic charts

  • Features of logarithmic charts

Basics of Logarithmic Charts

Logarithmic charts can have a logarithmic scale of any base greater than 1. These charts are perfect for plotting data that comprises of both small and large values. You can use these charts to plot data like sales comparison, election results, population growth, etc.

Types of Logarithmic Charts

FusionCharts Suite XT offers two types of logarithmic charts:

  • Log Column 2D Chart

  • Log Line Chart

A simple log column 2D chart looks like this:

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A simple log line chart looks like this:

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Features of Logarithmic Charts

The FusionCharts Suite XT log charts offer the following features:

  • You can select any positive base (apart from 1) for your logarithmic scale.

  • Logarithmic y-scale can be inverted to show charts like ranking charts etc.

  • Custom selection of y-axis lower and upper limits possible.

  • Custom selection of minor divisional lines between any two major divisional lines.

There! You have now seen the basic features of a logarithmic charts.