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 an arbitrary number of plots have different labels/colors/etc?

I'm sorry but I'm not sure how to phrase this question well. Frequently I have a function that produces and returns a Plot[] or array of Plot[]'s, which I can then display with Show[], or combine with ...
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rasterListContourPlot With PlotLegends in Mathematica 9

Jens Nöckel has write functions about (List) Contour Plots with rasterized shading in Mathematica: http://pages.uoregon.edu/noeckel/computernotes/Mathematica/rasterContourPlot.html It works well. ...
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How do I change the Font in BarChart Legend?

Just wondering if anyone knows the proper Syntax to change the Text properties in the BarChart's ChartLegend. I cannot seem to figure out how to get Style[] to apply. Here is an example: ...
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In version 9 PlotLegends, how can I remove the strange edges that appear around LegendMarkers?

I'm running Mathematica version 9. I am using ListPlot to plot two sets of data. For each data set, I am using different ...
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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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MatrixPlot provides wildly inaccurate PlotLegend?

I noticed something weird with MatrixPlot's PlotLegends -> Automatic behavior- here's a minimal example: ...
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Wrong BarLegend with VisibleSpectrum

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Boundaries of graphical objects not displayed correctly

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and fixed in 10.0.1 I have encountered two situations where Mathematica 10 is mishandling the outer pixels of plainly simple objects. I input this: ...
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Automatic legend does not include all datasets in case of short list of colors

The following code gives legend only for elements with unique color ...
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SetOptions or other approach to imposing default styling of text in a BarChart Legend?

Gustavo Delfino's answer to an earlier question showed that it is possible to use the third argument to Placed to format text in a ...
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Create a colorbar plot legend

I have the following list of parametric equations lst = {10*Cos[u]*Sin[v], 3*Sin[u]*Sin[v], 2*Cos[v]}; I define the following color function ...
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How to share `ChartLegends` among multiple `BoxWhiskerChart`s in `GraphicsGrid`?

First, create two BoxWhiskerChart: box1 and box2 ...
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Plot multiple solutions [duplicate]

I want to plot multiple solutions of an equation, so that one can differ them in the plot. The given equation is e.g. ...
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Font size in PlotLegends, using Table to generate the list in the legend

I am currently trying to get to graph with several functions as below. My problem is that I cannot change the font size in the legend (authomatically generated numbers by "Table" function). This code ...
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No legends in parametric plot

plotting some descibing functions, I wondered why I don't get any legends in my plot. The describing functions (and options): ...
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Using Placed with Show - the simplest solution to move the legend around?

Please let me know if this is a duplicate. There are some solutions, but I think there must be something simpler for this kind of situation. ...
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Adding a legend to a MatrixPlot

I have produced this MatrixPlot: Rows refer to countries and columns to ranks. Row 1 refers to Norway with many 1 ranks, row 15 to Greece with many 15 ranks. Other countries are inbetween. I would ...
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Legend in a Show

I am trying to put some legends on a graph but I am not able to do that. This is my code: ...