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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Plots using TextAlignment with SwatchLegend to left align multi-line items

I have Legends that stretch over multi-lines and the only way I can get them left aligned is by adding white space to the end of the legend item. Does anyone know if there is a way to use ...
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“Legended” not working with “Plot” or “LogLinearPlot”

Version 9 has a new option Legended, which I find appealing since it should allow me to add individual expressions/curves to a legend, but it doesn't seem to be ...
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How to make lines in Plot Legends wider?

1.- How to put DASHED lines in the Legend? 2.- How to give Style to {20,Bold} to all "Expressions in Legend? (I use LegendMarkSize for make lines wider than default fine style ) ...
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LogPlot and LogLogPlot do not output their legends correctly

When I give lists of functions to LogPlot or LogLogPlot with the option of PlotLegends, the ...
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ContourPlot refuses to show in-figure PlotLegends after turn on ContourShading

I would like to do a contour plot with a label inside the figure itself. For example, the following works well: (note there is a small text "example" at the right bottom figure) ...
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Another one problem with legends on GraphicsGrid

I have used ListLinePlot to generate this grid of plots: and I want to add a legend in Row Layout below this grid. My code, has as follows: ...
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In LineLegend, how do I force the legend entries to appear in a single column?

I want to create a single column LineLegend with at least 12 different entries. Suppose that I define lists colors and ...
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PlotLegends and ImageSize

I have Mathematica 9.0.1, and I have problems with PlotLegends breaking the ImageSize directive. I defined ...
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Gray background in export pdf

I am trying to output a simple plot with a legend and the output keeps coming out with a gray background. A simple example is the following: ...
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How to order legend in Show?

I've asked this question in Wolfram community and have not received a response. I am wondering why when I use Show to combine 6 plots, the plot legend does not ...
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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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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 Plot?...
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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 ...