Legend Text Keys

Printed legends can also include a list of text items -- this list can show the abbreviations used in your material descriptions, present a key to shear test types, etc. This figure demonstrates what an example text key looks like on a legend page.

Sample Text Key Legend Section

To include a list of text items on legends:

  1. Open the project's legend file.
  2. Choose Legend > Add a New Legend Table.
  3. Click on "List of text for hardcopy legend" then click on OK.
  4. At the Legend Title prompt enter a title -- this will be shown above the text list on the legend.
  5. For each text item, find a blank card, then, in the Item field, enter the text item to be described.
  6. Next, in the Description prompt, enter the description for the text item.