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How can I edit a legend in Grapher?

Grapher allows many parts of the legend to be edited, including the number of symbols, the legend line length, the number of columns displayed, the text for each legend entry, the symbol size for each legend entry, and the font properties for each legend entry.

 

To edit the number of symbols in the legend:

  1. Click on the Legend in the Object Manager to select it.
  2. In the Property Manager, click on the Legend tab.
  3. Change the value next to the Number of symbols.

 

To edit the legend line length:

  1. Click on the Legend in the Object Manager to select it.
  2. In the Property Manager, click on the Legend tab.
  3. Change the value next to the Line length.

 

To change the number of columns in the legend:

  1. Click on the Legend in the Object Manager to select it.
  2. In the Property Manager, click on the Legend tab.
  3. Change the value next to the Number of columns.

 

To add or remove entries for each legend entry:

  1. Click on the Legend in the Object Manager to select it.
  2. In the Property Manager, click on the Entries tab.
  3. Click the Edit button next to the Add/remove entries option.
  4. In the Select Plots dialog, uncheck the entrie(s) in the legend you want to remove.
  5. Click OK and the legend changes are shown on the page.

 

To change individual properties for each legend entry:

  1. Click on the Legend in the Object Manager to select it.
  2. In the Property Manager, click on the Entries tab.
  3. Click next to Entry to select the specific entry you want to edit.
  4. Make any property changes to the selected entry, including the Entry Order.

 

To change properties for all legend entries at once:

  1. Click on the Legend 1 in the Object Manager to select it.
  2. In the Property Manager, click on the Entries tab.
  3. Make any property changes under the All Entries section, which will apply to all entries in the legend.

 

 

Updated March 14, 2019

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