Questions related to displaying identifiable labels in graphics or any other expressions, such as in `AxesLabel` and `Labeled`. Not to be confused with Goto-Label.

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Placing x-axes label below rather than at end of axes

By default Mathematica places the x-axis labels at the end of the axes like Googling has suggested a way around this is to use Frame- for example ...
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What is the most elegant way to display multiple graphs with a common title?

I often seek to display two graphs, side by side, with a common label over them. There is no option for adding a label to GraphicsRow, which means, I think, that I ...
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Labeling plots without evaluation

This is my first question here so please excuse my mistakes. Let us consider a rather contrived example: ...
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Label multiple edges between same vertices

I have a simple graph with multiple edges between two vertices, say: Graph[{ Labeled[a -> b, "A"], Labeled[a -> b, "B"] }] Unfortunately, Mathematica ...
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How to style and position VerticalCallouts and RadialCallouts

Here is a pie chart with a labels placed with a "VerticalCallout" ...
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Using a List in PlotLabel which goes beyond width of ImageSize

My PlotLabel goes beyond the width of the ImageSize. The label is generated into a List form ...
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Labeling a three-dimensional plot

As the title says, I want to add some text in a three-dimensional plot, thus labeling specific parts of it. Here is the corresponding Mathematica code ...
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Labeling points of intersection between plots

There are several answers where Mathematica used mesh points to show graphically where curve intersections exist. For example: Marking points of intersection between two curves or Is there a better ...
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Adding a label to an expression result

To make my notebook easier to read for non-Mathematica literate colleagues (myself included), I'd like to have the output from an assignment expression look somewhat more obvious. Normally an ...
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Formatting an equation on a plot

I am trying to label a plot with an equation. The problem is that Mathematica formats things almost well but not exactly. The parenthesis are of the wrong size, and the powers are not high enough. ...
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PlotLabel moves, when i rotate my 3D graphic

How can I stop the label from moving up and down, when rotating using the mouse? ...
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Position of axes labels

I have a 2D parametric plot like the following: ...
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AxesLabel in Histogram3D unreadable

I'd like to modify this chart to relocate the z axis label so it's not over printing the values. ...
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Adding annotations to plot with vertical leader line to the curve

I am working with some GPS data for a bike trip I am going on. All the routes are given so it's easy to simply follow the line on your GPS. I am looking for a way to visually summarize information ...
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Avoiding overcomplicated structure of groups, masks and splited text on vector format plot export

I'm trying to generate a template for exporting figures and plots in a consistent way that will allow easy editing in any vector based drawing software (such as illustrator). My problem is that ...
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How can I specify position of ContourLabel? [duplicate]

Consider the ContourLabeled plot: ...
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How to obtain sheared text label effects?

How to make the text labels of 3D plots look always like coplanar with the specific axes planes no matter how the viewpoint/view angle changes? Here is an example of such effect:
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Labeling a grid

I have m = {{0, -1, -2, -3, -4}, {1, 0, -1, -2, -3}, {2, 1, 0, -1, -2}, {3, 2, 1, 0, -1}, {4, 3, 2, 1, 0}}; And a grid ...
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Labeling points on a graph with their coordinates in parentheses

I need to create some graphs in Mathematica with a bunch of labels, such as axes labels, graph labels, etc. In particular, there must be some points that must be labeled with their coordinates. Thanks ...
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Label both sides in BarChart

I have labeled the name(A,B,C) of each row on the left and value of each item , is there any way to put the total number(6,7,5) of each row on the right side without changing other labels? ...
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Customizing X-axis label for groups of 7 (weeks)

I have a set of data organized as a list where each list entry represents a day of the week. The data starts on a Sunday. It represents about 5 months of data. Each element of the list is ...
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Placing bar chart labels on the upper and lower frame axes

In the bar chart (with negative values) ...
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Labeling columns in grouped charts separately

I want to label sequentially some charts. Say, for instance, that I had: ...
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How to change the x-axis ticks from numbers to months

I have a ListLinePlot, for which the x-axis is time (November 2011 to January 2014). Now, when I plot it, the x-axis ticks run from 1 to 28 because the time ...
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Labelling of multiple BarChart elements with “Stacked” layout

I am trying to create a stacked BarChart where each BarChart has different ChartLabels. ...
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How to simultaneously extract contourvalues and contourline?

Given a contour plot, plt=ContourPlot[Sin[x y],{x,-1,1},{y,-1,1}] I can extract the values of the contour lines using, ...
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LabelingFunction in BarChart displays bar-values below x-axis

I'm trying to visualize some data using a BarChart[] in Mathematica. The data should be placed (centered) inside the bars - except the bar is too small. In this ...
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Error invoking Information on functions containing Legended

In adapting some plotting functions to utilize the PlotLegends option of version 9, I came across the following errors: ...
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FrameTicks and Ticks on Axes in Same Plot

I have a plot where I would like ticks shown on both the axes and the frame, with them labeled separately. I have custom labels for the frame and want the horizontal axis labeled with ticks ...
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How to label axes in 3D plot adequately?

The following code produces plot with axes labels, which are jumping constantly. ...
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how to change the distance between tick mark and tick label

On similar lines as Is there an option to change the space/distance between tick labels and axes labels for plots? but I would like to reduce the distance between the tick mark and the tick label that ...
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axis label and ticks alignment of ListPlot3D and Histogram3D

I have a question on axis label alignment of ListPlot3D and Histogram3D. These labels are not aligned with the axis of the view, but only horizontally. I have tried very hard to align them manually, ...
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Labels strangely rendered in PDF

I'm new to Mathematica so I apologize if this is obvious to answer. Anyway, using the following code (most of it is extraneous, to make the plot look the way I want) I plotted the Morse potential, ...
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DensityHistogram label/display values in Mathematica 8

I'm trying to make a DensityHistogram in Mathematica 8 that overlays the histogram values for each location. What I want is for the value of each square to be ...
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Can I frame text in a plot to look like legend?

I have a DateListPlot, much the same as below, that I want to overlay text onto. I'd like the text to be wrapped in a frame much the same way as the legend box is, ...
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When I use the Labeled command my graphics shrink

My first post regarding this matter was not well formulated so hopefully I have done a better job of reformulated my question here. The following code works well as far as it goes. ...
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Row inside FrameLabel doesn't work in Mathematica 9

So as to automate/customize plot titles I use Row inside e.g. FrameLabel: FrameLabel -> {"x", "y", Row[...]} Now with ...
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Labeling SetterBar in Manipulate

This is the form of my list list1 = {{1, 2}, {3, 4}}; list2 = {{5, 6}, {7, 8}}; list = {{list1, list2}}; I want to plot list1 and list2 in a ListPlot with ...
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Harmonious graph labeling

Is it possible to harmoniously label a graph in Mathematica? I would like a function, that when given a graph, would return a harmonious labeling. If not, is there other software that can do it? A ...
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Pie/doughnut chart smarter labeling

There are numerous options in Marthematica for pie chart labels positioning: ...
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Label points in plot with a text

I'm a newbie at Mathematica and I couldn't find how to label the maximum and the zero of a simple function in Plot with their names: ...
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How do I use an image as a `ChartLabel`?

I'm trying to use an image as a ChartLabel and I'm getting strange results. Here is a bar chart, with labels, that looks ok: But when I try to replace the "A" ...
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How can I make labels with units and then position the label to the right of a bar?

I want to add units to my numbers to display them as the labels of my chart. I tried this: ...
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Center Graphics elements relative to one another, rather than to the full figure

Suppose I wish to generate the following figure in Mathematica: My thought was to build it in parts. First, I make the plot: p = Plot[Sin[2 Pi x], {x, 0, 3}] ...
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Vertex Labeling Problem in a Graph

I am using following codes to create a graph. ...
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Right-aligning variable-length rotated tick labels

I have a list of data where each point should have a label. I would like the labels to be below the plot, where tick labels usually are. This is what I have so far: ...
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How can I mark categories in a BarChart with one instead of multiple labels?

given the following data organized by year ...