Legended

Legended[expr,leg]

displays expr with legend leg.

Legended[expr,lbl]

indicates in plotting and charting functions that a legend entry for expr should be created, with label lbl.

Details

  • The content expr and legend leg in Legended[expr,leg] can be be anything, including graphics, tables, and images.
  • Legended can be used as a symbolic wrapper for data elements and datasets in functions such as ListPlot and BarChart.
  • The legend entry associated with Legended[expr,lbl] includes an identifying prototype, such as a color swatch, for expr, displayed with the label lbl.
  • The label lbl in Legended[expr,lbl] can be any expression, including graphics.
  • Legended[expr,Placed[,pos]] can be used to create legends at different positions.
  • Possible forms for pos are:
  • Above,Below,Before,Afterpositions outside the bounding box for expr
    {{ex,ey},{lx,ly}}scaled position {lx,ly} in the legend at scaled position {ex,ey} in expr
  • The legend leg will frequently be created by functions such as BarLegend and LineLegend.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (4)

Use Legended to provide legend entries for specific elements:

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Use Legended to provide a legend entry for a specific dataset:

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Add a legend to a table of values:

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Legend a Graph object:

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Scope  (6)

Neat Examples  (1)

See Also

Labeled  ChartLegends  PlotLegends  BarLegend  LineLegend  PointLegend  SwatchLegend

Introduced in 2008
(7.0)
| Updated in 2012
(9.0)