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

While testing the examples from this recent post, i've noticed a problem in V.10 with PlotLegends when it has to automatically generate more than 15 labels (i.e. ...
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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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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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How do I identify each surface in a multi-surface Plot3D?

I am plotting three surfaces on a 3D plot. They differ in the value of one parameter. Is there a way to distinguish each surface for various values of the parameter? My code is: ...
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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

Is it possible to change the aspect ratio of the BarLegend in Mathematica? The option LegendMarkerSize, in my case below, only ...
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Legend placement explanation

Could anybody explain, how the coordinates in Placed influence each other? ...
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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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MatrixPlot provides wildly inaccurate PlotLegend?

I noticed something weird with MatrixPlot's PlotLegends -> Automatic behavior- here's a minimal example: ...
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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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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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Why are PlotLegends not combined with Plots?

I'm using PlotLegends in v9. It seems that in the documentation examples, plots and legends are combined into one graphic: Here's an example from ...
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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: ...