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ContourLabels

ContourLabels
is an option for contour plots which specifies how to label contours.
  • ContourLabels->None does no labeling. ContourLabels->Automatic labels all contours.
  • ContourLabels->f specifies that the label for each contour should be f[x, y, z].
  • The label can be any expression or graphic, and can include constructs such as Tooltip.
  • The positions of contour labels are determined automatically to optimize readability.
Automatically put labels on contour lines:
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Customize the appearance of the labels:
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