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Is there any way to have the legend text above the symbol and beside it, not just above?

What i do at present is to cut the end of the text off and insert a label then group them, however i want to resize the box and possibly have the text go into two lines, or preferably wrap around the symbol.

Excuse the sloppy work below, a rush job for illustrative purposes.

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Let's see if I get it now: You have one layer with a long name and want to write part of the layer name above the symbol and part besides it, right?

By default the whole name is written above the symbol. In Legend items you can edit the entry and remove part of the name to then add it to the symbol as shown in the screen below: Both entries in the Legend items tree can be edited.

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Boom! Thanks. Never thought of doing it that way. –  Gerald Feb 13 '13 at 16:37

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