I have this code:

PIC1 = Plot3D[Cos[x] Cos[y], {x, -5, 5}, {y, -5, 5}];
PIC2 = 
  Plot3D[-(x - Pi/2) (y + Pi/2), {x, -5, 5}, {y, -5, 5}, 
    ColorFunction -> "DeepSeaColors"];
PIC3 = 
  Plot3D[(x - Pi/2) (y + Pi/2), {x, -5, 5}, {y, -5, 5}, 
    ColorFunction -> "AvocadoColors"];
Show[PIC1, PIC2, PIC3]

enter image description here

and I want to a legend of the form

PlotLegends -> SwatchLegend["Expressions"]

How can I do it?

  • $\begingroup$ Why not just put them all in a single plot? Plot3D[{Cos[x] Cos[y], -(x - Pi/2) (y + Pi/2), (x - Pi/2) (y + Pi/2)}, {x, -5, 5}, {y, -5, 5}, PlotRange -> {-1, 1}, ClippingStyle -> None, PlotLegends -> "Expressions"] $\endgroup$ – Rahul May 25 '15 at 18:00
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks. It really healped a lot $\endgroup$ – Vu Panh May 25 '15 at 18:49
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Here is a quick and somewhat dirty solution.

  Show[PIC1, PIC2, PIC3], 
    {Yellow, Blue, Green}, {"Cos[x] Cos[y]", 
    "-(x-Pi/2) (y+Pi/2)", "(x-Pi/2) (y+Pi/2)"}]]



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