# Wolfram Language & System 11.0 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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# ScalingFunctions

ScalingFunctions
is an option for ListPlot, BarChart, Histogram, and other plotting functions that specifies what scaling functions should be used.

## DetailsDetails

• The following settings can be given for ScalingFunctions:
•  None no scaling function "Log" use logarithmic scaling "Reverse" reverse the coordinate direction "Reciprocal" use reciprocal scaling "Log10" use logarithmic scaling with base 10 "Log2" use logarithmic scaling with base 2 {f,f-1} use the scaling function f and its inverse f-1 {s1,s2,…} use several scaling functions si for direction i
• Options are specified in the original coordinates.
• Ticks, GridLines, etc. indicate unscaled values, but at a scaled location.
• For plotting functions, scaling can be applied to the following variables:
•  DateListPlot,BarChart,BarChart3D y ListPlot,ListLinePlot,Histogram x,y BubbleChart,Histogram3D x,y,z BubbleChart3D x,y,z,w
• With ScalingFunctions->"Log", CandlestickChart, RenkoChart, and other financial visualization functions plot the prices on a log scale.

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### Basic Examples  (6)Basic Examples  (6)

Show a function with log-scaled values:

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Use a reversed axis:

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Show a BarChart with log-scaled heights:

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Generate a Histogram on log-log scales:

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Plot data on reversed axes:

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Generate a BubbleChart with the axis reversed and the axis on a Weibull probability scale:

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