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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Function equal to Ctrl+Shift+I [duplicate]

No, it's not InputForm. Consider this example: ...
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Unknown option LegendPosition (even after Needs[“PlotLegends`”]) (Mathematica 10.0)

I'm running Mathematica 10.0 for Students. When I tried ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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PlotLegends is obsolete in v10?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` ...
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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 ...
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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 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: ...
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How to simulate Placed in workaround for PlotLegends ParametricPlot bug?

I'd like Legended output for call like: ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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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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: ...
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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, ...
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Match colors to plot themes

How do I get the colors to match the plot theme when I use a PlotLegend that is separate to the plots? I have had a look at How to access new colour schemes in ...
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Inconsistent behavior in ColorFunctionScaling of BarLegend in v10.0.1

I find the ColorFunction in BarLegend behaves very weirdly: Force rescaling from 0 to 1 For example: ...
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How to group box-and-whisker in parallel for comparison in BoxWhiskerChart?

I have two collections of data: xdata and ydata ...
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How to share LineLegend among sub-figures in GraphicsGrid?

Using GraphicsGrid, I have put two figures that share the same x-axis in a row. However, I failed to let them share a common ...
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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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Wrong BarLegend with VisibleSpectrum

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PlotLegends won't generate automatically more than 15 labels in v10

Update: NOT fixed in v 10.1.0 (Mar2015) While testing the examples from this recent post, i've noticed a problem in V.10 with PlotLegends when it has to ...
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How to create an effective PlotLegend when plotting many ListPlots?

I'm creating a ListPlot where I plot many data sets simultaneously. Currently, my code that produces it is something like this: ...
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Different distance in .jpg plot and .eps

I noticed that when I run my code to draw a plot: ...
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Place legend without border above the plot

I use Mathematica 7.0 and as far as I know, there is not method PlotLegends, only PlotLegend. I want to set my legend - without background, shadow and frame - above my plot, as in the example belowe: ...
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Plot Legends when first argument was generated by Table[]

I can get a plot to generate legends for different functions when these functions are put into a hand-coded list. However, when I generate the list of functions using Table[] only one legend is ...
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Changing the width of BarLegend with Contour argument

Bug exists in 10.0.2 Is it possible to change the aspect ratio of the BarLegend in Mathematica? The option LegendMarkerSize, ...
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ChartLegends only displays the last two legends in the list

I would like to add 4 legends on a simple bar chart below, but only the last 2 legends appear on the graph. ...
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Poets of the 19th century

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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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Legend placement explanation

Could anybody explain, how the coordinates in Placed influence each other? ...
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LegendMarkerSize value equivalent to special character size in LegendMarkers

I am trying to find the equivalent LegendMarkerSize value to the size specified for special characters when using LegendMarkers. So far I found LegendMarkerSize 14 generates symbols close to 22 set ...
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graphics grid legend

I'm working with mathematica 9.0 and I want to make a graphic grid containing 3 different plots. My problem is that when I use plotlegend to label the plots the legend does not show up or the left ...
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Why legendmarkers shifted a few pixels after opacity is specified

In below simple graph, if an opacity is specified in the legendmarkers, the plot marker shifted a little bit, can someone please shed some lights? ...
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Vertical (mis-)aligning of plotmarkers and legend text in V10 PlotLegends

Consider this example, taken from the docs and modified for a larger font size using Style (V10.0): ...
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Attaching a legend to BallAndStick picture

I am looking for a way to add a legend showing the identity of various atoms (with different colours) to this picture. Any Clues? ...
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Changing BarLegend border style

I want all the lines in my plot to be a consistent style, let's say thick and black for the purpose of this question. ...
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Most convenient way to set legend marker size?

If I add a legend using Legended[..., SwatchLegend[..., ...]] then I can explicitly set the legend marker size using the ...
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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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PlotLegends -> “Expressions” not working when Plot given one function

I don't get a legend when I use the option PlotLegends -> "Expressions" when the first argument to Plot is a single function. It works OK when I give ...
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Why does Rotate in PlotMarkers behave strangely?

While answering Change the inner color of markers I came across a behavior that may be a bug. I would like to know if there is another explanation. First a basic example of normal behavior: ...
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Change the legend labels' font when PlotLegends is Automatic

I am using the options PlotTheme -> "Scientific" and PlotLegends -> Placed[Automatic, Right] on a ...
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How to set range of values on BarLegend and Manipulate Polygons color filling using BarLegend

I have a simple graphics which display a polygon and a bar legend. I am having difficulties defining a range of values for my bar legend. What I am looking to get is 4 values: 10^-10, 10^-6, 10^-3, ...
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Plot Legends and Frame Ticks in Array Plots

Why do the frame ticks go away when PlotLegends->Automatic is inserted in an Array Plot? For instance, the following code produces an Array Plot with Frame Ticks. ...
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LegendLayout not working as asked [duplicate]

Why the following code does not result in row layout as specified (see the attached picture for result)? ...
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BarLegend changes in Version 10

Apparently, BarLegend in version 10 displays tick legends in scientific notation when they are smaller in magnitude than 0.01. For instance, ...