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

Update: NOT fixed in v 10.1.0 (Mar2015) While testing the examples from this recent post, i've noticed a problem in V.10 with PlotLegends when it has to ...
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Barlegend with a different z span for ListDensityPlot

I would like to rescale the colors in a plot and to do this in the same way for the color bar. (So this enables me to have the color bar span a (z) range larger than than the data itself.) I got this ...
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How to make legends in Graphics?

To make an equilateral hexagon, here is my code in mathematica: ...
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Setting Marker Line widths in Legend

I have read all these posts and can not get this to work. I am trying to increase the width of the line in the legend. I have tried SwatchLegend, ...
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Plotlegend does not work [closed]

I am trying to add a legend to a plot, but sometimes it work and sometimes it doesn't work and I don't understand why. For example, when I use the following code, I get as an error "Unknown option ...
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Straightforward way to make a multicolumn line legend?

I have a plot showing 8 curves, and I'm able to define a line legend styled in either a column or a row version. I have the following code: ...
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PlotLegends for ListPlot with more than 15 curves?

I'm running into trouble getting the right PlotMarkers in the legend of a ListPlot of many curves. Simple example: ...
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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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Want to put additional items in my plot legend

I was able to plot most of the parts of the figure. But I have a problem with some legend items. Here is my code: ...
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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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How to add own description to BarLegend?

Is there a default-option possibility to add own defined names of the contour-labels in BarLegend? I want to have a string "hot" ...
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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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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 get the number of entries of histograms in the legend?

I plot three histograms (originating from a large Dataset ds) in one graph ...
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Show plot legends for multiple curves in one plot [closed]

I have 5 curves, figure1a0, figure1a001, figure1a01, figure1ae01, and figure1ae001,. I display all these curves in one plot with Show. I want to give a label to ...
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How to add a Bar Legend to a density plot over the surface of a sphere?

I have a function with variables (theta,phi) the spherical coordinates. I want to represent it as a density plot over the surface of a sphere. following an answer to a previous question Density ...
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Using Placed with Show - the simplest solution to move the legend around?

Please let me know if this is a duplicate. There are some solutions, but I think there must be something simpler for this kind of situation. ...
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PlotLegends is obsolete in v10?

I am using Mathematica 10.0.2.0 on a Mac OS X (Yosemite v. 10.10.1, 64bit). After I call: Needs["PlotLegends`"] I get the info: General::obspkg: PlotLegends` ...
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ParametricPlot and PlotLegends don't seem to cooperate

Bug introduced in 9.0.1 -- fixed in 10.0.0? I noted that only part of the legend shows up in ParametricPlot using v9's ...
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Showing Legend in Wolfram Mathematica

The code below displays a histogram of the data and superimposes plots of five Weibull distributions for comparison. I have assigned colors to each Weibull curve in the distribution plots. How can I ...
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No legends in parametric plot

plotting some descibing functions, I wondered why I don't get any legends in my plot. The describing functions (and options): ...
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Bar legend to Contour Plot

I have a set of 4 contour plots and I show them with the simple Show. How do I present a legend that is the same for the whole set? i.e., the scale needs to truly represent the set and not the values ...
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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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trouble with adding a legend to a plot

I am having trouble with adding a legend to a plot. this is my code,I tryed to use serval things,like ...
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How to center LegendLabel in BarLegend

BarLegend leaves a white region at the other end of the legend (the "0 end"), which is best seen by plotting a frame around the legend: ...
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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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Add a legend to a DiscretePlot - Version 8 [duplicate]

I have found several topics with legend issues but no answer to my problem. I have a function and I need to plot it for integers only (hence discrete plot) and then add a legend too. But ...
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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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Customizing the order of appearance of legends in PlotLegends

I have a graph with four curves and I want to custom order their appearance in the legend. In particular, in the graph below, ...
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BarLegend using Function that uses Blend

I'm sorry if this is a duplicate, but I don't even know how to look for it. I had this line of code that worked on a Notebook I wrote on Mathematica 9.0: ...
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Match colors to plot themes

How do I get the colors to match the plot theme when I use a PlotLegend that is separate to the plots? I have had a look at How to access new colour schemes in version 10? but can't seem to find what ...
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Inconsistent behavior in ColorFunctionScaling of BarLegend in v10.0.1

I find the ColorFunction in BarLegend behaves very weirdly: Force rescaling from 0 to 1 For example: ...
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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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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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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 ...