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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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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Changing the inter-item spacing in Legends (version 9 and up)

The legending functionality in versions 9 and higher is much easier to use than the PlotLegends package and other bespoke ways of creating legends in earlier ...
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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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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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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

I have encountered two situations where Mathematica 10 is mishandling the outer pixels of plainly simple objects. I input this: ...
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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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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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Using PlotLegends with a numeric PointSize

Using PlotLegends with a PlotStyle containing (for instance) PointSize[0.02] creates a ...
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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, ...
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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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Legend in a Show

I am trying to put some legends on a graph but I am not able to do that. This is my code: ...
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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 can I get LineLegend to pick up my plot's BaseStyle?

The new legends functionality in version 9 really simplifies creating legends, and it automatically picks up the styles of the lines. ...
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PlotLegends question

Two lists: ...
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How to add a barlegend to a listlineplot?

I'm trying to add a color bar legend to a ListLinePlot with multiple lists. With 20+ lists a normal Legend gets long and bulky. Basically, each list line is associated with a different value. I've ...
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How to put the legends above the figure and make them vertical? [closed]

The following way will put the legends on the right of the figure, and the three legends are vertically aligned. ...
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How to add PlotLegends in a Show function?

I have multiple ListPlot in a Show where i want to add PlotLegends, but adding the ...
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How to use LineLegend and SwatchLegend together

I am wondering if one can place on the right of the plot frame a single legend that is a combination of a LineLegend and a SwatchLegend. What I want is to see the line with its label on top of the ...
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Multi-legend issue in ChartLegends?

Been fiddling around with the legends and trying to place one in each corner and I bumped into an issue: ...
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Bar legend does not display values

My BarLegend shows only zeros instead of right values and I cannot find the reason. I set following minimum and maximum: ...
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Control BarLegend size

I want to plot a big 2D array of experiment data. I need plot axes and tick labels as well as a bar legend using BarLegend: ...
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How can I get thicker lines in the legends of a ListLinePlot?

I want to have thicker lines in the legends of this plot: ...
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Can I change Legend text in a stylesheet?

I prefer a sans serif font in graphics, which I do by creating a style for "Graphics" in a stylesheet. However, this does not affect the style used by legend labels: ...
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Having trouble saving a plot with legends

I am trying to plot a graph. ...
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How to change the font of a color bar?

When using DensityPlot or similar, I want to change the font size of both frame labels and the color bar legend, but I can only get the frame labels to work. ...
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Adding a legend to a MatrixPlot

I have produced this MatrixPlot: Rows refer to countries and columns to ranks. Row 1 refers to Norway with many 1 ranks, row 15 to Greece with many 15 ranks. Other countries are inbetween. I would ...
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A problem about option “Plotlegends”

Today,I use the Mathematica to deal with data.My code as below: Needs["PlotLegends`"] Function Definition: ...
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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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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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“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, ...
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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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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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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: ...