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The** log( **function computes the natural logarithm (base e ) of a value.

**Parameters**

** value** – This parameter must be a positive numeric value.

**Description**

*e* is a mathematical constant that is approximately 2.71828. This function calculates a logarithm using *e* as the base. Mathematicians call this a *natural logarithm*. The graph below shows the result of the natural logarithm function given input values from 0 to +5.

**See Also**

- log10( -- computes the common logarithm (base 10) of a value.

**History**

Version | Status | Notes |

10.0 | No Change | Carried over from Panorama 6.0 |