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Labeling Individual Dots on a ListPlot

Posted 10 years ago

The question is simple, can I label individual data points on a ListPlot, or will I have to resort to Graphics?

Or is there a more apt way to plot a list of points than ListPlot?

Thank You,

POSTED BY: Seokin Yeh
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David, you solve all my problems. Thank you,

But for my purpose, I think Nick's method is the best.

Thank you so very much.

POSTED BY: Seokin Yeh

Also see this recent thread for an alternative approach if you want labels adjacent to dots for the points

POSTED BY: David Reiss

You can use PlotMarkers to create individual labels for each point, by breaking the data up into a list of lists:

ListPlot[Table[{{i, i}}, {i, 1, 10}],  PlotMarkers -> CharacterRange["a", "z"]]

This gives you a plot along the lines of this:

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POSTED BY: Nick Lariviere
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