Questions on legends, figures (usually insets) that indicate what those lines/bars/points in plots refer to, using arrangements of graphic elements and text, whether manually or using built-in functions.

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How to make height of PlotLegend the same as height of plot which has a fixed horizontal width

This is a problem of Legends in density plot. As pointed out by this post. Generally we want to same height of legend bar and plot. The code for the basic case is ...
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BarLegend problem when rescaling color of multiple vectorplot

I want to make multiple vector plot at same color scale with same BarLegend. Similar posts are (1), (2) I made a minimal example to show the problem I encountered ...
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Add color bar in SphericalPlot3d in version 8

I want to add a color bar in my spherical plot. I have tried the BarLegend command in version 8 but it seems not working. Could anyone help me out a bit? I wrote ...
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Colour bar for contour 2D graph [duplicate]

How could I plot the colour legend for my 2D contour graph ...
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Different fonts in the same Style in a Plot

I have a plot, not important what it is and I have a linelegend as below: ...
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ShowLegend - length of legend items

I have the following example code and would like to make the lines in the legend longer - how can that be done? Is there another possibility to plot such a legend when using ...
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Can I put Plotlegend to each my rho values?

I want to put PlotLegend[] into my graph for every rho value. Graph P is for ...
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Bad output for SwatchLegend using LegendMarker with an EdgeForm

Consider the following input which should give a legend with a red rectangle and a black frame: ...
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How can I have PlotLegends showing the legend on a single line instead of two?

I am using PlotLegends in a Plot command to label each line of my plot (it has 4 different functions plotted) but the legend is split in two lines. I would like it two appear in a single line so it ...
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Multiple PlotLegends ignore NumberForm

Imagine a set of curves data = Transpose@Table[{Exp[t], Exp[1.1 t], Exp[1.2 t], Exp[1.3 t]}, {t, 0, 5, 0.1}]; which should be labelled with numbers ...
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Names disapper when using PlotLegend [duplicate]

I am using Mathematica 8.0.1.0 and when I use PlotLegend the names disappear. Could you help me fix it? Thank you. ...
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Discrete color bar: height not adjusting

I am trying to adjust height of my color bar, but LegendMarkerSize is not doing what it is supposed to do. Code ...
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How to discard colorbar shadow in contour ploting in mathematica [closed]

I am plotting a contour plot in Mathematica with Showlegend command, but trouble is that I am getting a black shadow with colorlegend which I want to remove. ...
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TargetUnits in BarLegend

Is there any way to get the '%' in the BarLegend to be black instead of light gray? ...
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LineLegend is behaving erratically

The top one is fine, but if I change Red into dashed version, it behaves erratically.
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Generating plot legends [duplicate]

I want to generate a list as below for the legend of my plot, {D=0, D=0.5, D=1, ...} using the code ...
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BarLegend with two different scales (ticks&labels)

I am looking for a way to plot e.g. a legended DensityPlot with a BarLegend, where the colorbar shows two differently scaled ...
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Does PlotLegend lie in a figure?

I wonder if PlotLegends is part of a figure. Indeed in the code ...
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Problem with PlotLegends in Manipulate

Please consider this simple code: Manipulate[ Plot[{a Sin[x], a Cos[x]}, {x, 0, 2 Pi}, PlotLegends -> "Expressions"], {a, 1, 2}] Mathematica returns this ...
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Problems with formatting PlotLegends text [closed]

To avoid issues, I post here the photo to explain you better what my problem is. So what I would like to have, is a "correct" writings of the legend text for the Blue function. I would like it to ...
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Making a better looking plot legend

I want to plot two (or more) functions, inserting in the plot itself the legend that will clarify me what are those plotted functions. I know this basic standard command lines: ...
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Matching colors in BarLegend and colorfunction

How I can use Hue as color function in BarLegend in this density plot? ...
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Combine multiple swatch legends

How can I combine multiple SwatchLegends? As a minimal example: ...
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inset legend from top right corner / find size of swatchlegend bounding box

The question is the following. Using Inset, we can insert a legend in a Plot (in a Graphic, in general). E.g. ...
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BarLegend too large for plot in version 10.3

In previous versions, the following code, taken from here from @kglr, used to give a reasonably sized legend, but in version 10.3 gives a huge legend. ...
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How to border legends in ListLinePlot

I'm trying to use ListLinePlot for 3 data sets, and I want to put borders for my legends. Here is my code: ...
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Is it possible to use vectorized Plot Legend?

I upload data using the following code data = Import["L" <> # <> ".dat"] &/@{"10", "102", "103", "104"}; My function is ...
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How can I plot legends on only some of my curves that all plotted together?

I am using ListPlot to plot many lines in the same graph. I want to put in a legend but only for a subset of these lines. For example ...
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Formatting legend text font multiple times

I have the same question as asked in this question. With the difference that I want to change multiple legend entries. I tried: ...
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Plot legends not displaying correctly

I'm having an issue with a notebook I'm running. I'm generating a bunch of plots, but the legends aren't showing up correctly. I generate a bunch of plots every time I run the program so I wrote a ...
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How to generate a Log BarLegend for a DensityHistogram

I have a Log count histogram: DensityHistogram[myData, 100, {"Log", "Count"}, ColorFunction -> "Rainbow", ChartLegends -> Automatic] But ...
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Customizing a graph (Dashing, PlotMarkers, Labeled)

There are actually several questions here but I thought they are closely related so I should not split into several posts. Here we go... I have the following list ...
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Map inside LogLinearPlot with legends and different colors [closed]

I have been trying to use Plot with a nested map to make plots of a numerically integrated function with different argument parameters, and after some searching I have finally got that sorted. My MWE ...
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Using PlotLabel with ParametricPlot

I cannot get the label to appear on this vertical line! (Mma 9.0.1 OS 10.8) ParametricPlot[{.5, t}, {t, 0, .5}, PlotStyle -> Blue, PlotLabel -> "z"]
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How to change the spacing of line in legend?

Given this plot: ...
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How to set original color of markers in plot legend?

I tried to make a plot markers manually as follows ...
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Update plot legend after using drawing tools [closed]

After manually editing a plot by changing the colours and filling of the curves using the drawing tools, is there any way to update the legend, so that it corresponds with the new colours?
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LineLegend behaves differently in ListPlot in Mathematica Version10.0 or later

Suppose I want a line legend for a list plot: ...
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How can I change the thickness of tick marks in BarLegend?

Bug introduced in 10.1 or earlier and persisting through 10.4.1.0 or later This answer explains how to change various undocumented options for BarLegend with ...
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PlotLegends “Expressions” default for ListPlot?

gwr pointed out an apparent problem with setting a default Option value of PlotLegends for DateListPlot. I traced the problem ...
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Adding a legend to ListContourPlot [duplicate]

I am struggling to add a legend to my plots. I am using ListContourPlot and my data is ASiAufrontZnO, which is an array of data with three columns ...
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Getting a correct custom legend for contourplot?

I am having trouble making a custom range for a legend in ContourPlot since the legend doesn't "talk" to the PlotRange and ...
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Three questions about two plots

I used the following code ...
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Contours aren't aligned with frame ticks in ContourPlot

Because of the problem described in BarLegend can't make spaced contours when contours number>11, I decided to brew my homemade spaced-contours-barlegend. After some trials I get something like ...
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Legend is too long

I've a problem with the legend of my graph. I've customized the graphs of my papers in an acceptable way for the a lot of journals. But this time I've two problem: Is there a simple way to write the ...
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How to automatically align multiple legends in Show [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to align two multiple legends while I can control the position of one of the legend myself. Consider the following code. ...
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BarLegend can't make spaced contours when contours number>11

According to Document of BarLegend,BarLegend will select equally spaced contours: BarLegend[cf,contours] generates a legend that identifies color ranges from the color function cf based on the ...