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Oracle® Fusion Middleware User's Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence Discoverer Plus
11g Release 1 (11.1.1)

Part Number B40105-02
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Edit Graph dialog: Legend tab

Use this dialog to control the appearance of the graph legend. The graph legend (sometimes called a key) explains how worksheet data is represented on a graph. For example, you might want to display a legend to explain which colors represent which worksheet items plotted on a graph.

This dialog is also displayed as:
Edit Graph dialog: Legend page

For more information, see:

"About using graphs in Discoverer"

"About components of a Discoverer graph"

Note: The graph type that you have selected determines which fields are displayed. Not all fields might be described on this help page.

Show Legend

Use this check box to display or hide the legend. This check box controls how the legend is displayed on screen and when the graph is printed or exported.


Use this drop down list to change the position of the legend (for example, above the graph or to the right of the graph). Select 'Automatic' if you want Discoverer to choose the best legend position for you.

Border color

Use this button to display or hide a color pane that enables you to change the color of the box surrounding the legend.

Background color

Use this button to display or hide a color pane that enables you to change the background color of the legend.

Legend Font

Use this button to display the "Edit Graph dialog: Font dialog tab", which enables you to change the font style of the legend.