Add a title to a legend

Add a title to a legend - compatible with R2014b


Updated Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:03:07 +0000

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The introduction of HG2 has removed an (undocumented) feature of legends - the ability to easily add titles to them.
This function is to replace/replicate that behaviour.
The function works on both HG1 and HG2.
hTitle = legendTitle ( hLegend, 'your title string' );
The function accepts arg pairs to format/customise the legend.
Function has listeners for the legend changing "Location", "Position" and being Deleted. A listener is also added to the parent figure when it changes size.

This submission is part of the matpigui toolbox (available from

Cite As

Robert Cumming (2023). Add a title to a legend (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2014b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux
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Update to link other pre-HG2 FEX to help users find this submission

Fix bug in the test script.