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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

1
vote
1answer
111 views

How to change the spacing of line in legend?

Given this plot: ...
3
votes
2answers
187 views

How to set original color of markers in plot legend?

I tried to make a plot markers manually as follows ...
1
vote
0answers
37 views

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?
6
votes
2answers
225 views

LineLegend behaves differently in ListPlot in Mathematica Version10.0 or later

Suppose I want a line legend for a list plot: ...
15
votes
5answers
556 views

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 <...
6
votes
2answers
175 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

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 ...
9
votes
2answers
489 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
118 views

Three questions about two plots

I used the following code ...
2
votes
1answer
150 views

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 this(...
2
votes
1answer
105 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
203 views

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. ...
7
votes
3answers
179 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
233 views

Scatter plot from two lists with BarLegend

I have two lists listx = {}; Do[x = RandomReal[{0, 1}]; AppendTo[listx, x], {1000}]; listy = {}; Do[y = RandomReal[{0, 10}]; AppendTo[listy, y], {1000}]; I can ...
5
votes
1answer
151 views
5
votes
2answers
275 views

How to export plot legend independently?

Let us take an adapted example from Mathematica doc's: ...
5
votes
1answer
372 views

How do I produce a BarLegend with the default coloring of a ContourPlot, using Legended?

I have a series of ContourPlots that I want to compare in a GraphicsRow environment. I want to add a single legend for all three ...
0
votes
2answers
122 views

Control legend size when autoLegend is used with LinTicks [closed]

It looks simple, but I'm been trying to solve this issue for days, but no luck yet. So, here I used LinTicks, as customized option and another graphic option. Here ...
1
vote
1answer
219 views

PlotLegends in ListPlot does not display different markers

I would like to plot a graph with the legends at its side. However, I have managed to plot the legends, but the markers do not match the one in plot (picture bellow): My code for that plot is: <...
3
votes
3answers
167 views

How to use PlotMarkers or Mesh with Plot to creat Marks on the plot

I have a plot and I want to format it for journal paper. I just realized how hard to format a plot for academic purposes using MMA. For example: I want this plot ...
5
votes
3answers
321 views

adjust the alignment of different legends

I used Show to combine a ListPlot and Plot, and each plot has its own legend. The code is as ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

ListLogLinearPlot with Legends

I need to plot this data in Log scale for both axes, and also need to add a legend. But since they are joined dots, the legend that appears is just a dot instead the plotstyle I choose. ...
1
vote
1answer
272 views

Fixed colors for fixed values in contourplot legend

I am trying to make a contour plot of a gravitational potential, consisting of a sum og different potential.s. I would like to plot them separately with a BarLegend that has the same colors for the ...
1
vote
2answers
79 views

Barlegend with a different z span for ListDensityPlot

I would like to rescale the colors in a plot and to do this in the same way for the color bar. (So this enables me to have the color bar span a (z) range larger than than the data itself.) I got this ...
1
vote
2answers
138 views

How to make legends in Graphics?

To make an equilateral hexagon, here is my code in mathematica: ...
1
vote
1answer
50 views

Setting Marker Line widths in Legend

I have read all these posts and can not get this to work. I am trying to increase the width of the line in the legend. I have tried SwatchLegend, ...
0
votes
1answer
100 views

Plotlegend does not work [closed]

I am trying to add a legend to a plot, but sometimes it work and sometimes it doesn't work and I don't understand why. For example, when I use the following code, I get as an error "Unknown option ...
6
votes
1answer
617 views

Straightforward way to make a multicolumn line legend?

I have a plot showing 8 curves, and I'm able to define a line legend styled in either a column or a row version. I have the following code: ...
7
votes
6answers
336 views

PlotLegends for ListPlot with more than 15 curves?

fixed in 10.1 (windows) I'm running into trouble getting the right PlotMarkers in the legend of a ListPlot of many curves. ...
1
vote
2answers
233 views

Want to put additional items in my plot legend

I was able to plot most of the parts of the figure. But I have a problem with some legend items. Here is my code: ...
3
votes
1answer
163 views

How to add own description to BarLegend?

Is there a default-option possibility to add own defined names of the contour-labels in BarLegend? I want to have a string "hot" ...
2
votes
1answer
147 views

Function equal to Ctrl+Shift+I [duplicate]

No, it's not InputForm. Consider this example: ...
0
votes
2answers
618 views

Unknown option LegendPosition (even after Needs[“PlotLegends`”]) (Mathematica 10.0)

I'm running Mathematica 10.0 for Students. When I tried ...
2
votes
2answers
93 views

How to get the number of entries of histograms in the legend?

I plot three histograms (originating from a large Dataset ds) in one graph ...
2
votes
1answer
522 views

Show plot legends for multiple curves in one plot [closed]

I have 5 curves, figure1a0, figure1a001, figure1a01, figure1ae01, and figure1ae001,. I display all these curves in one plot with Show. I want to give a label to ...
1
vote
0answers
130 views

How to add a Bar Legend to a density plot over the surface of a sphere?

I have a function with variables (theta,phi) the spherical coordinates. I want to represent it as a density plot over the surface of a sphere. following an answer to a previous question Density ...
5
votes
2answers
444 views

Legend Matrix Plot

I have the following problem. I'd like to add a legend to MatrixPlot. Each colour should have a legend entry. I used PlotLegends,...
1
vote
2answers
241 views

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. ...
4
votes
1answer
753 views

PlotLegends is obsolete in v10?

I am using Mathematica 10.0.2.0 on a Mac OS X (Yosemite v. 10.10.1, 64bit). After I call: Needs["PlotLegends`"] I get the info: General::obspkg: PlotLegends` ...
0
votes
1answer
93 views

Showing Legend in Wolfram Mathematica

The code below displays a histogram of the data and superimposes plots of five Weibull distributions for comparison. I have assigned colors to each Weibull curve in the distribution plots. How can I ...
1
vote
1answer
170 views

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): ...
1
vote
1answer
146 views

Using colorData and BarLegend in ListPlot

I read lot of questions about this issue, mainly: the stack code So,I tried create a list plot with bar legend , using the following code: ...
2
votes
1answer
103 views

How to simulate Placed in workaround for PlotLegends ParametricPlot bug?

I'd like Legended output for call like: ...
0
votes
2answers
75 views

trouble with adding a legend to a plot

I am having trouble with adding a legend to a plot. this is my code,I tryed to use serval things,like ...
1
vote
2answers
171 views

How to center LegendLabel in BarLegend

BarLegend leaves a white region at the other end of the legend (the "0 end"), which is best seen by plotting a frame around the legend: ...
0
votes
1answer
129 views

Add a legend to a DiscretePlot - Version 8 [duplicate]

I have found several topics with legend issues but no answer to my problem. I have a function and I need to plot it for integers only (hence discrete plot) and then add a legend too. But ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

How to share `ChartLegends` among multiple `BoxWhiskerChart`s in `GraphicsGrid`?

First, create two BoxWhiskerChart: box1 and box2 ...
5
votes
2answers
182 views

BarLegend using Function that uses Blend

Bug introduced in 10.0 and fixed in 10.1 I'm sorry if this is a duplicate, but I don't even know how to look for it. I had this line of code that worked on a Notebook I wrote on Mathematica 9.0: <...
2
votes
3answers
293 views

Customizing the order of appearance of legends in PlotLegends

I have a graph with four curves and I want to custom order their appearance in the legend. In particular, in the graph below, ...