Questions tagged [legending]

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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Placed with BarLegend changes MousePosition response

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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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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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Poets of the 19th century

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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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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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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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Single Legend for a Table of Plots

For this toy problem ...
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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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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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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, 10^...
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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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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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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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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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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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Plotting a parametric graph and a normal one on the same grid with a legend option

Here is my simple code: ...
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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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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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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: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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