Posts tagged legend

Get Rid of Those Legends!

Hey everyone! I’m back with some more data viz! This past week, I received a question about labeling a line chart in Matplotlib without a legend. While there are a few examples demonstrating this idea, I wanted to write up a quick blog post on the topic.

At DUTC, we advocate for the removal of legends in charts whenever possible. Legends cause “jumps” of attention for your audience, meaning that they need to rapidly glance back and forth between data and legend to make sense of the chart.

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