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Problem with legend on a 2 y-axis line & ybar figure

I cannot seem to figure out a way to switch the legend symbol to the ybar symbol in a two y-axis plot. Here is a minimal working example of my problem Which yields this: So the only problem with ...
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Pgfplots: Placing legends individually to the end of lines

I have a few days of experience with LaTeX. It seems almost everything is possible if you just find out how. So, here is a challenge... If a plot has many lines it is much more readable to have ...
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Automatically positioning a legend relative to multiple plots in groupplots

This question deals with centered legend placement in a set of plots aligned with groupplots. However, as the OP stated in a comment, the (accepted) solution requires some hand tweaking. I suspect ...
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How to make a custom legend with a squared box followed by a text?

I'm trying to make one of that legends that we can find in some graphics such as bar plots. Just to clarify, I'm not displaying a plot. I have to present a schedule, which is defined trough a ...
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Display mark instead of line in tikz legend

When using \addplot[color=black, mark=o, draw=none] table [y=Y, x=X]{Data/bottoms.dat}; \addlegendimage{New record}; \addplot[color=black, mark=x, draw=none] table [y=Y, ...
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Matlab2Tikz legend changes position

I have a matlab output figure with subplots where the legend is just at the right spot (fig. 1). I used legend({'Country 1','Country 2'},'Orientation','horizontal','Position', [0.25 0.95 0.5 0.05]); ...
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pgfplots: Dual axis

I want to display a dual axis as pictured in Fig.1. But When i write the file .Tex I obtained a different presentation. I want also to display all the numbers between 1-12 in the x-axis. Any help ...
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pgfplots : Row title in legend

I would like to add a title to each row of my legend in pgfplots. I achieved this with this example : \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdftex, active, floats, tightpage]{preview} ...
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Providing legend for pre-rasterized data

I have a plot containing several million data points (real-time sensor, 50 samples/s, multiple channels, 5 hours). To keep the file size of my document down, I made a bare PNG with the line graph in ...
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How to adjust the legend line length in pgfplots

I have a plot using pgfplots but I need to adjust the length of each legend. I can modify the width of each legend line, but I don't know how to modify the length of them. Is there any option to ...
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Add legend to pgf plot results in \end{axis} error

I exported a Matlab figure to tikz, using matlab2tikz. It is a simple plot of some lines and I need to label them. matlab2tikz did not add the legend entries automatically for the first time, so I ...
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pgfplots legend nested in matrix

I'm using a \matrix to arrange subplots, each created using pgfplots. When I tried to use \legend to add a legend to individual plots, lualatex tells me Package pgf Error: You cannot nest ...
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table legend - wrong reference

I'm using these commands to create a table with a legend, but the problem is that when I make a reference to it, it appears as "Table IIIB" instead of "Table III". Can you help me please ? ...
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How to have a color square in a text caption

Just like the figure on the right hand. The small squares in green color.
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I have 3 data series and 2 different y-axis. How can I add, outside the graph, the legend for each of three series?

Does someone know how can i change the position of my legend to right-side of my graph? I try many things but i can't. Please give me some help! Here is my code! \resizebox{\textwidth}{!}{ ...
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Tikz-Create a Picture Legend

I am trying to create a legend inside a tikzpicture. The picture shows an accelerator and I would like to make a legend that will explain each part. My code is \documentclass{standalone} ...
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How can I place a node relative to a legend?

I'd like to place custom formatted nodes relative to the legend in a plot. The answer to Placing node relative to legend is a solution per se, but related to op's actual intent so it isn't helpful to ...
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Cannot align legend's text in plots using tikzpicture package

I'm trying to align the text (text + $math$) within the legend in my pgfplot. Despite I put the "legend cell align=left", the text still is centred. Any guess? \documentclass[]{article} ...
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plot legend : increase its area

So my question in general is what is the method to change the precise area of the rectangle used in pgf plots? Yes, to make it larger ... MWE: a typical bar chart ...
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pslegend with dot instead of rule

I have the following MWE \documentclass[pstricks,border=0pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-node, pst-coil, pst-plot} \begin{document} \begin{psgraph}[axesstyle=frame,Ox=0, Dx=0.1, ...
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PGFPlots - trying to combine legends

I have an interesting problem. I am trying to create two graphs using the groupplots environment, side-by-side, that show different sets of data elements with different legend entries and different ...
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pgfplots: “group” legend entries?

Actually, I'm working on a study where I've to plot a lot of temperature data etc. Therefore, I use "pgfplots". Everything works pretty well, so that I get the result as shown in the attached picture ...
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2 rows legend and alignment

I got a legend with two rows and I would like to have a different alignment on each row. Is it possible ? In my current code, the legend entries on the second line are much longer than ones on the ...
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How to put legend below the chart?

I have the following code that produces a line chart: \begin{figure}[p] \centering \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ use units, cycle list name=exotic, %This defines the color. It ...
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Pgfplots: let legend show two linestyles

I do have a double axis plot which which compares two different things (part 1 on the left axis in solid, part two on the right axis in dashed) for different paramters which are common for both plots. ...
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Tikz legend cannot be added?

I thought I can add a legend to a tikz picture by \addlegendentry{...}. But as soon as I uncomment the command the compiler complains about missing }. But when I comment the lines again, then it ...
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Choosing location of legend entries in Pgfplots

I am fairly new to using pgfplots and have been combing the manual for a couple hours now and I can't find an elegant solution to my problem. I would like to have two columns of legend entries and ...
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pgfplots legend to name not working

I would like to use legend to name feature to display legend externally. I have two graphs inside a tikz picture which comes from this question. Here is the code tha to tried to modify and make the ...
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legend transparency in pgfplots

I want to have a legend in pgfplpots such that it overwrites grid lines (i.e. grid lines are erased where the legend is placed) but not the axis (i.e. axis are drawn on top of legend, in case legend ...
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pgfplots: adds “-indexX” to duplicate columns when pulling column name by \pgfplotstablegetcolumnnamebyindex

I am making graphs from a huge CSV with a macro hacked from http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/45125 and http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/24023 Which selects start/end column and adds them etc. But ...
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pgfplots - legend displays incorrectly for stacked bar chart

I have a problem with formatting the legend correctly. Here is my code: \begin{figure}[H] \centering \begin{tikzpicture} \pgfplotstableread{ x Order m0 m132 m3 m460 ...
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tikzpicture : hide only one “plot” from legend

Found the answer: pgfplots: prevent single plot from being listed in legend I plot multiple things to one tikzpicture. Because the plotting order is important to me, to avoid overlaying of the hatch ...
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matlab2tikz does not capture legend title? [duplicate]

I generate a plot in MATLAB using the code below (MWE): x = [1:100]; y = x.^0.5; [hLine1]=semilogx(x,y); hleg1 = legend(sprintf('%.4f',0.4334)); set(get(hleg1,'title'),'string','test'); set(hleg1, ...
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Linear and non-linear functions inside \addplot to get a unique legend

I have functions which have two intervals, a linear and non-linear. I want to have these inside the command \addplot in pgfplots, to get only one legend. I tried it with them in a separated write, but ...
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Plot legend without line break

I am having a plot with legend entries. The entries are not really long, it would be nice to have them in a single row. The default behavior adds a line break after each entry. Furthermore, the are ...
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Force pgfplots to draw legend according to cycle list instead of the first plots

I use pgfplots to plot multiple curves from a file. The graph is plotted in two steps Draw only the marks, taking the original values from the file Draw only the lines, approximating the curve of ...
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How to make the legend box transparent in pgfplots?

The legend box is covering parts of the graph (even though I removed the borders). How do I make the legend box transparent?
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Legend symbol not being displayed correctly in pgfplots [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a horizontal bar plot with log axis. Adapting several examples I could get what I needed. However, the legend symbols are not being displayed the way I want. Here's what I got so ...
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Legend on every page

This is both a style question as well as a latex question: What is the preferred method of providing a legend for about 30 figures having a similar or the same legend in a thesis? Is it desirable ...
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Legend for selected functions only [duplicate]

In my plot, there are 6-7 \addplot[] entries but I want legend for only one of those functions. How can I do that? I tried \addlegendentry after the function I wish to have a legend for but it creates ...
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Can not externalize a tikz graph with two legend entries

I have a tikz file that contains a matlab scatter plot. It is created by matlab2tikz. The tikz file (sample.tikz) looks as follows and compiles fine in the document without the externalization. ...
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legend looks strange for joint line and bar plot in pgfplots

I am trying to draw both a line plot and a bar plot in the same plot. However, the legend for the line plot looks wrong. Question: How do I make the legend look like the legend for a regular line ...
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Place vertically centered legend to the right of groupplots

I want to place the legend to the right of groupplots using the pgfplots package, and for the legend to be vertically aligned at the center. In other words, I want the legend to be placed at the point ...
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Linewrap in legend in pgfplots [Solved]

I try make plot with long text in legend. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{ every axis legend/.append style={at={(0.5,-0.13)},anchor=north,legend cell align=left}, tick label ...
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How to adjust the inner and outer margin spaces around legend in PGFPlots?

How can I adjust the inner/out right/left/top/bottom margins of legend in PGFPlots? (not the space between the legend entries) e.g. indicated in the below figure.
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Package collision matlab2tikz and legend in polaraxis. pgfplotset and multiple size definition problem

How can plots, created by matlab2tikz and common tikzpicture-polaraxis be correctly used within the same document? The example is of the structure packages, matlab2tikz-pic1, matlab2tikz-pic2 and ...
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Legend position control within rotated polar axis

How can I shift (control) the position of the legend within rotated polar axis environment? (e.g. shift into the south-east corner?) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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matlab2tikz and legend location

I have a matlab plot given below, that is converted to tikz. Let's call it myfile.tikz \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[% width=\figurewidth, height=\figureheight, scale only axis, xmin=1, xmax=3, ...
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How to align bars with the legend?

I'm able to draw bar chart using tex file mentioned below \documentclass[landscape,a3paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \usepackage{pgfplots, pgfplotstable} \begin{document} ...
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Create legend tikzpicture without pgfplots

I already tried to create a legend with pgfplots but it seems that conflicts with tikz-uml library (another tikzpicture that I have in the same file) so I want to know how can I create a legend with ...