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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About the number format in ticks

I want to LogPlot a function, but I have the trouble in the number format in the ticks. For example, ...
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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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Using a function name instead of its definition in AxesLabel

I seek to use a token as an axis label, but this token, having other meanings, is expanded by Mathematica. If I enclose the token in quotes, it is not expanded, but it is also no longer italicized. ...
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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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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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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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How can I add labels to the points in my scatterplot?

So I'm creating a scatter plot of a large data array, but need to be able to determine which points are where when I look at the plot, so I'm trying to add labels to them. ...
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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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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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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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Ugly fraction in a label

I'm having difficulties in displaying a proper fraction in a label. Here's the 2D graphics which shows the problem : ...
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FontSize problematic when used in LabelStyle

Bug introduced in 9.0.0 and persisting through 10.0.2 or later Consider the following few examples, each producing a trivial graphic object: ...
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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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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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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 a subset of contours using ListContourPlot

I have a data set with entries of the form [nx,ny,E] and have made a contour plot of this data. I would like to add labels to only a subset of these contours, for instance every other contour. How ...
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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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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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How to label axes in 3D plot adequately?

The following code produces plot with axes labels, which are jumping constantly. ...
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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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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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Contour labels on SliceContourPlot3D?

SliceContourPlot3D doesn't seem to come with the option of putting contour labels on the plots as far as I can see. I'm using the ...
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Equivalent of RadialOutside for Graph VertexLabels

I'm creating a circular graph and want the labels to be placed on the outside of the vertices in a circular manner on the outside of the graph. I've been playing around with the ...
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Can I label a Manipulate panel?

I wasn't able to find a way to label a Manipulate panel (not the sliders, etc.). Is it indeed not (directly) possible?
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Displaying horizontal axis as legend of a chart/plot?

I'm trying to do a BarChart[] of some data and I'd like to add an additional XX axis below the chart with some additional information. This may also be done with an ...
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Formatting ticks of axes to scientific format and modifying the labels [duplicate]

I was trying to plot a function, but had a problem with the tick labels staying close to each other (top plot). DiscretePlot[RmvsB[b], {b, bmin, bmax, bstep}] ...
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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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How to plot against scaled axes?

Say I have some plot, such as: Plot[Exp[-(x - 2)^2/(2*1^2)], {x, 0, 6}, AxesLabel -> {"x", "f(x)"}] But I want to present it with the axis labeled as ...
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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. ...