hi, i've been having lots of fun with scatter plots and
> coloured circles. i want to provide a legend.
> i'm using colour to define discrete elements rather than
> continuous values (so colorbar() isn't much help to me -- i
> basically: (red) chevrolet (orange) mazda (yellow) honda ...
> any tips?
I could guess at what you are trying to do, but it would help a lot if
you posted an example that we could run, with comments about what you
want to happen versus what is happening.
Have you seen examples/legend_demo2.py, which illustrates how to make
legends for a subset of objects in the plot?