pottigopi pottigopi - 3 months ago 17
Python Question

How to put the legend out of the plot

I have a series of 20 plots (not subplots) to be made in a single figure. I want the legend to be outside of the box. At the same time, I do not want to change the axes, as the size of the figure gets reduced. Kindly help me for the following queries:


  1. I want to keep the legend box outside the plot area. (I want the legend to be outside at the right side of the plot area).

  2. Is there anyway that I reduce the font size of the text inside the legend box, so that the size of the legend box will be small.


Answer

Create font properties

   from matplotlib.font_manager import FontProperties

   fontP = FontProperties()
   fontP.set_size('small')
   legend([plot1], "title", prop = fontP)
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