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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Parametric plot of multiple graphs on the same axes

I'm trying to plot on a single axes system multiple graphs but ran into a problem when tryinf to label my graphs. Here's what I've used so far Mathematica code: ...
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How does PlotLegends actually work with ListPlot3D?

I'm sensing this might be a rookie mistake but normally I roll my own legends but decided to try the built in legends for a ListPlot3D. ...
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Single Legend for a Table of Plots

For this toy problem ...
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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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Why does not BarLegend accept user-defined color function?

I encountered a really strange problem with BarLegend. Say you have a user-defined color function: ...
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Legends in a combined Plot and ListPlot

This question is related to the previously asked question Legends in combined Plot and ListPlot. Since Mathematica 9 introduced new option PlotLegends, I was ...
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A few specific questions on a number of plots in a do loop

I have created the picture displayed below, with the following line of code: ...
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How can I plot a picture with this kind of legend?

Can "plotlegend" do that? I cannot find a proper function.
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Problem with exporting a plot with a legend to PDF

I've found a simple example that illustrates my problem: ContourPlot[x^2 - 1 == y, {x, -1, 1}, {y, -1, 1}, PlotLegends -> "Expressions"] When I try to export ...
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Showing the value a plotted function achieves at the right-most point of the plot domain

I'm plotting results from NDSolve, and I'd like to clip them with their value at the point where the line is clipped. So where the curve ends at the edge of the plot, there would be a number ...
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Logarithmic scale in a DensityPlot and its legend

I was recently faced with the task of creating a DensityPlot with a logarithmic colour scale, and with providing it with an appropriate legend. Since I could not find any resources to this effect on ...
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How can I save both the plot and the legend together?

In this example, how can I put the legend inside the graph? Currently, when I save the graph, only the graph is saved, not the legend. ...
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How to reverse the gradient and ticks in BarLegend

I created a plot with a horizontal BarLegend for TemperatureColors (see1). Code: ...
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Fill circle layers with colors according to read values from a plotted curve

I want to read (temperature) values from plotted (cooling) curves and visualize them in layered circles. I have an example made manually for clarification: 3 plotted curves, at certain time steps ...
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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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Too much whitespace in a GraphicsGrid containing Legended Plots

Where is all the vertical whitespace coming from, and how do I get rid of it? ...
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How to use legends from PlotLegends in LevelScheme?

I've been attempting to find efficient ways to generate graphics with legends for export, and have been working with both LevelScheme and the new (to v9) ...
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Running PlotLegends in Mathematica 8 [duplicate]

I will like to get a density plot (in Mathematica 8) as in: Make legend same height as plot. However, anytime I run ...
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ContourPlot Legend with colorbar for arbitrary contour values

I have a ContourPlot in which I have specified the contour-values myself as Contours->{0.01, 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3}. I would like to get the corresponding contour-values to be shown in the color-bar in ...
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Mathematica 8: ContourPlot finding out max and min function values [duplicate]

I have a ContourPlot where I have let Mathematica draw the contours automatically. I would like to extract the zmax and zmin contour values that have been determined internally so that I can pass them ...
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Manipulating Frame labels when legends are also there

I am plotting a few curves inside a frame with labels on three of its sides; left, right and bottom. I want legends to be places at the top. The problem which I am facing is that the top label ...
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Legends for multiple curves

Dear users I am a new member here and I would like to ask a question about PlotLegends. I have multiple curves and want to make their legends bit more visible. ...
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How to increase font-size of Text in ShowLegend

The default font-size of Legend text generated using ShowLegend[] is too small. How does one increase this? The code I am ...
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Changing the tick labels in a BarLegend

In the following plot, the colors mean the phase, so I need to label the color bar not in integers, but in increments of $\pi$. I searched, but could not find how to change the ticks. Does anyone have ...
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Problem with plotting legends using the PlotLegends package

Here is my problem : I have a table composed of 3 "under"-Lists and I'd like to plot it with legends, but I can't find a way to do it. ...
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Problems with BarLegend in MatrixPlot

I have the following data: ...
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How to add labels to a graph [duplicate]

This should be an easy question but since few examples are given for ShowLegend and I am a new user, I got stuck after many attempts. I plot three graphs which are ...
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Clear labelling gray-scale plots

I am plotting a number of functions (at least 4 in one plot) with a legend. Needless to say, it is important that it is clear from the legend which line belongs to which function. I tried to play ...
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Legends in combined Plot and ListPlot

I have a set of data ...
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Hue-like Legend spectrum with bright colors for a plot

I use Hue to color ArrayPlot: ...
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Mesh inside Plot legend

I have a plot for which I would like to create an legend that is black and white printer friendly. I have seen Jen's legendmaker but I don't know how to adapt it. I need help in making the legend for ...
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How to raise the LegendLayout “Row” size

When using LegendLayout->"Row", with a lengthy row, I get line breaks. This would seemed logic if it was confined by another structure. But if happens even when ...
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Dynamic legends involving show

My question is how do I get dynamic legends (legends that turn data on/off) to work with Show? This is an extension of an old question here; How to dynamically toggle curves on/off in a crowded ...
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Problem with the Plot of Functions and PlotLegends

For some odd reason the PlotLegends output is not as expected. ...
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Normalize the PlotLegends and z values for two DensityPlot

I'm trying to compare two DensityPlots: ...
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Concerning ShowLegend in Mathematica

I found a code for Mie Scattering from 2007, written for Mathematica. I have edited it quite a bit, since there are package definitions that we don't need, etc. But I am having difficulties ...
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Dynamically labeling a family of curves [duplicate]

I have created some simple code which generates a plot. This plot contains a family of curves created by changing a single parameter "k". I use the Table function within the Show function to iterate ...
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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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Labelling Curves Using ListLogLinearPlot within DynamicModule (So Close)

I currently have a large number of time-series datasets in the form where the name and time-series transposed data, so I have a list of lists of names for datasets and their time-dependant data. The ...
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How can I change the size of the plot markers

I use ListPlot in order to plot four sets of data and also insert legends in my plot. Here is the Mathematica code ...
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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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Legend for ListContourPlot

Consider this example below for ListContourPlot. ListContourPlot[ Table[Sin[j^2 + i], {i, 0, Pi, 0.02}, {j, 0, Pi, 0.02}], PlotLegends -> Automatic] I ...
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Colorbar doesn't appear

I have a list of data with dimensions $(2000,4)$. I plotted it using ListPointPlot3D, setting the fourth dimension as the color. As follows: ...
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How to set PlotLegend Number Format

Is there any way to make Mathematica to show the legend labels like a real number rather than in fraction form? I read the BarLegend options, however they are just ...
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How can I change the position of my plot legends?

As the title indicates, I want to change the current position of the legends in a combined plot. The Mathematica code I used is ...
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ErrorListPlot Legend with Markers

I'm trying for some days now to integrate markers in my legend. I have a ErrorListPlot with markers and a legend but difficulties to realize the markers in the legend as well. Thanks a lot for your ...
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How do I set the boundaries of the legend for a ListDensityPlot?

I have a 3-d array imported from a text file. One dimension represents time, and the other two represent space. It's basically an array of 2-d arrays of temperature values. I want to plot these values ...
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Using PlotLegends

Please don't answer this with "Just trash PlotLegends" or anything like that as I have tried homebrew solutions. I keep running into problems which I can't debug as ...