ContourLabels

ContourLabels
is an option for contour plots that specifies how to label contours.

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  • The following settings for ContourLabels can be used:
  • Noneno labeling
    Automaticlabel with tooltips only
    Truelabel with text only
    Alllabel with text and tooltips
    flabel with
    {f,g}use g as a tooltip for the complete contour
  • With ContourLabels->f, the label can be any expression or graphic, and can include constructs such as Tooltip.
  • ContourLabels->{f,g} uses as an explicit displayed label, and uses as a tooltip for each complete contour line.
  • The positions of contour labels are determined automatically to optimize readability.

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Automatically label contour lines with tooltips:

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Label with tooltips and text:

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Customize the appearance of the labels:

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Introduced in 2007
(6.0)
| Updated in 2008
(7.0)