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# 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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### Show Legend with 3D ListPlot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Creating legends for plots with multiple lines? I am trying to plot the color bar that shows the data range for the data plotted by ...
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### Adjusting the legend colors to match that in MatrixPlot

I am trying to show the legend with a ColorData for a discrete Fourier transform coefficient table. Here's a sample data table: ...
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### Make PlotMarker explanation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Creating legends for plots with multiple lines? I have a ListPlot of data points. To distinguish between datapoints coming from different sources, I give them different ...
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### How to add FindDivisions to the plot commands?

I used these instructions to make a legend bar next to my plot (I can't comment there) But I'm lost to where and how can I add FindDivisions to the DensityPlot under "Edit: illustrating additional ...
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### How do I use the ShowLegends function to produce a legend for my framed graphic?

I'm new to this site and new to Mathematica as you can see from my question. I'm also new to programming, btw. I'm trying to produce a legend for my plot which I've coded as follows: ...
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### How To Span Table Headings?

What I am doing wrong? I would like to get a header to the table and based on your code I tried this: ...
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### Table in a Legend

Calculated data: ...
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### How can I generate a legend for a BubbleChart?

Is there a way to make a nice disk radius legend (with linear or log scale) for a BubbleChart? Something like the following example should be built in:
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### How to position legends exactly where I want them?

I just noticed another plot legend question today and while user solutions to this, in particular code by @Jens, are IMO better than the built in solutions, exact positioning often still requires some ...
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### How can I label a ListDensityPlot with a color bar?

Here is an example of what is desired, only the result wouldn't be a contour plot, but a ListDensityPlot. The arguments would be a gradient and a list of numbers.
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### Varying plot sizes for identical PlotRanges in ListLinePlot, where one has a legend

I am trying to make some figures using ListLinePlot in Mathematica 8. Although the PlotRanges are the same, the resulting frame sizes are different. The only difference (as I see it) between the two ...
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### Adapt ticks in plot and font in legend

Some of my 2-dimensional data are displayed with a code similar to this: ...
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### Selective inclusion of elements in BarChart Legend

Further to my previous question, is there a concise way - amenable to automated setting in a package so that it can be accessed globally - to eliminate some legend item that would otherwise show? For ...
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### SetOptions or other approach to imposing default styling of text in a BarChart Legend?

Gustavo Delfino's answer to an earlier question showed that it is possible to use the third argument to Placed to format text in a ...
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### ShowLegend values

How do I get ShowLegend to put the max and min values that a plot produces. for example, when using ListDensityPlot, with ...
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### Is it possible to use styled (e.g., colored) text in PlotLabel?

Sometimes, I want to provide a key or legend for my Plot or ListPlot without using the ...
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### Plot CSV-data; make statistical statements in Mathematica / WA

First, I'm quite new to Mathematica so sorry in advance if some questions seem to be trivial. I have a CSV-file which looks like this: ...
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### Changing the order of elements in a chart legend

In a stacked BarChart or Histogram the bars are stacked from bottom to top, while the legend entries are listed from top to ...
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### Legend of a plot: how to increase the size of the line/marker?

I'm using the following kind of code to do the legends of my plots: ...
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### Labeling individual curves in Mathematica

I need to create a plot for export and inclusion in a report. Is there a better way to label curves than PlotLegends? From what I've read and my personal experience,...
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### Plot legend inside a Show [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using PlotLegends with Show messes up the graphics I have created a composite plot function: I want to add a legend to it, however ...
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### Creating legends for plots with multiple lines?

So I have a graph with multiple lists, for e.g. data = {{1,2}, {3,4}, {3,5}, {2,3} . . .} If I then do ...
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### Using PlotLegends with Show messes up the graphics

I have already obtained the plot that I want but am having trouble legending the graph correctly. ...
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### Formatting legend text font

I am using this code to plot a graph, and I am trying to make the font of the legend bigger. ...
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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 ...