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How can I set the y tick interval (to powers of 10) on a log scale?

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Heidi Hirsh
Heidi Hirsh on 30 Jun 2020
Commented: Heidi Hirsh on 30 Jun 2020
I have specified the limits of my x and y axis which are both on log scales. I want to also specify the intervals for the yaxes so that the intervals match across subplot (even if the scales are different). I am running into issues since the interval size is not consistent on a log scale...
I have attached the plot I currently get. I would like to have y labels at each whole number power of 10.

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the cyclist
the cyclist on 30 Jun 2020
Like this?
N = 500;
x = sort(1e3*rand(N,1));
y = sort(1e6*rand(N,1));
figure
loglog(x,y)
set(gca,'XLim',[1e1 1e4],'XTick',10.^(1:4), ...
'YLim',[1e3 1e6],'YTick',10.^(3:6))

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