Customizing map legends

In Quattro Pro, legends are map objects that help control how data is represented on the map. You can add a map legend title at any time. You can also add new text to the legend.

You can edit the colors or patterns displayed in a legend. The position of a map legend can also be changed.


To add a title to a map legend

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1.
 
Select a map.
2.
 
Right-click the legend, and click Selection properties.
3.
 
Click the Title tab.
4.
 
Enable the Show legend title check box.
5.
 
Type the title in the Legend title box.

To add text to a map legend

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1.
 
Select a map.
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Right-click the legend, and click Selection properties.
3.
 
Click one of the following tabs:
Colors
Patterns
4.
 
Type text in the Legend text boxes.

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If you want to display only numeric values in the legend, leave the Legend text boxes blank.

To edit colors or patterns in a map legend

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1.
 
Select a map.
2.
 
Right-click the legend, and click Selection properties.
3.
 
Click one of the following tabs:
Colors
Patterns
4.
 
Select a new color or pattern next to each color or pattern bin.

You can also
Exclude color or pattern data from a map legend
Enable the Set bin values manually and Require exact match check boxes.
Change values in a map legend
Enable the Set bin values manually check box and enter new values in the Maximum value boxes.
Hide color or pattern data in a map legend
Disable the Show legend check box.


To change the position of a map legend

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1.
 
Select a map.
2.
 
Right-click the legend, and click Selection properties.
3.
 
Click the Legend position tab.
4.
 
Choose a new legend position.

Wordperfect Quattro Pro tip Customizing map legends

 
You can also change the position of a map legend by dragging it to a new position.

Customizing map legends