bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #43067, wrong legend position (either...


bug #43067: wrong legend position (either after multiline title or in subplots)

Submitted by:  Hartmut <hardy>
Submitted on:  Mon 25 Aug 2014 04:23:11 PM UTC  
Category:  Plotting with OpenGL Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Inaccurate Result
Status:  Duplicate Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  3.8.2 Operating System:  Any

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Sat 25 Apr 2015 05:38:13 AM UTC, comment #1: 

This is a duplicate of bug #39697.  Keeping original and closing this one.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Mon 25 Aug 2014 04:23:11 PM UTC, original submission:  

Here is a short sample that shows the behavior:

close all;

legend('legend A');
title({'line 1','line 2'});

legend('legend B'); % will be misplaced
title({'line 1','line 2'});

legend('legend C');
title({'line 1','line 2'});

With the fltk plotting frontend the "Legend B" will be displaced by a lot, compared to the other two legends. I would say it's placed wrong. This happens on Linux as well as on Windows (MXE).

Addidtionally "legend A" also seems to be a bit off the right position.

With gnuplot as well as with Matlab all three legends are positioned in a similar manner inside the box, and look fine to me.

If you make the title a one line object, then it looks much better. Then, only legend B (in the subplot) is off position.

Also the order of calling "title" and "legend" seems to be important. If you swap those function calls, the result looks totally fine.

Hartmut <hardy>


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