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Re: Mathematica 6.0 - Legend

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  • Subject: [mg75999] Re: Mathematica 6.0 - Legend
  • From: dh <dh at metrohm.ch>
  • Date: Mon, 14 May 2007 05:48:01 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <f23p9k$ngj$1@smc.vnet.net>


Hi Robert,

look up "ShowLegend" in the manual. This works for any type of graphics.

hope this helps, Daniel



Robert Pigeon wrote:

> Hello,

> 

>   I want to create a Legend on a ListLinePlot I made.  I have 4 data groups

> I plot on one graph and I want to identify each one by its colour and a

> name.

> 

>   I read about the Legend Package, but it seems, if I understand correctly,

> to work only with Plot like graphs. I do not understand why it is so

> difficult (it seems to me anyway) to add a legend to a graph. It is common

> practice in science to identify a plot with a legend, so others can

> understand your graphics. With the Plot command it seems straight forward to

> do this with PlotLegend (mind you I do not see how I can move the legend

> around...). Why this package is not available with all other graphics tools,

> like ListPlot, ListLinePlot,....

> 

>  

> 

> Or maybe it is just me ...  J

> 

>  

> 

> Thanks,

> 

>  

> 

> Robert

> 

>  

> 

> Robert Pigeon

> 




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