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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Changing the order of elements in a chart legend

In a stacked BarChart or Histogram the bars are stacked from bottom to top, while the legend entries are listed from top to ...
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Legend of a plot: how to increase the size of the line/marker?

I'm using the following kind of code to do the legends of my plots: ...
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Labeling individual curves in Mathematica

I need to create a plot for export and inclusion in a report. Is there a better way to label curves than PlotLegends? From what I've read and my personal ...
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Creating legends for plots with multiple lines?

So I have a graph with multiple lists, for e.g. data = {{1,2}, {3,4}, {3,5}, {2,3} . . .} If I then do ...
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Using PlotLegends with Show messes up the graphics

I have already obtained the plot that I want but am having trouble legending the graph correctly. ...
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Formatting legend text font

I am using this code to plot a graph, and I am trying to make the font of the legend bigger. ...
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Sizing cells in a GraphicsGrid/GraphicsRow

I would like to add a colour bar to a plot. I tried to use GraphicsRow for this. In a GraphicsRow, each item is given the same ...
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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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ListPlot with each point a different color and a legend bar

I would like to generate a ListPlot with the color for each point in the plot corresponding to a particular value (not associated with the position in the plot). I'd then like to add a legend ...