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RE: Legend in ParametricPlot

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  • Subject: [mg31026] RE: [mg30996] Legend in ParametricPlot
  • From: David.Annetts at
  • Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2001 02:49:14 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Hi Urs,

> The on-line help says:
>  "The options that can be given for ParametricPlot are the same as
> for Plot.",
> but when I call ParametricPlot with option "PlotLegend -> something"
> it tells me:
> "ParametricPlot::optx: Unknown option PlotLegend in ParametricPlot.".
> Is there any workaround?

The obvious workaround is to separately define a Legend and your
ParametricPlot and join them using ShowLegend.  For example ...

plt = ParametricPlot[..., DisplayFunction->Identity];
lgd = {whole heap of options here -- see manual};
fin = ShowLegend[plt, lgd, DisplayFunction->$DisplayFucntion];



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