Wolfram Language & System 10.4 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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PlotLegends

PlotLegends
is an option for plot functions that specifies what legends to use.

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  • Typical settings for PlotLegends include:
  • Noneadd no legend
    Automaticuse automatic legending
    "Expressions"use formulas as legend labels
    {lbl1,lbl2,}use for the i^(th) input
    expruse expr as legend
    Placed[lspec,]specify placement of legend
  • The following legend constructors can be used to form commonly occurring legends: SwatchLegend, LineLegend, PointLegend, and BarLegend.

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Use editable placeholders as the legend for a plot:

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Use the expressions being plotted as the legend:

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Specify the text for a legend:

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Place the legend above the plot:

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Introduced in 2012
(9.0)