Can I use different colors on the legend text for the title, group and object? If yes, how do you do it? My QGIS version is 2.14.12-Essen.


Unfortunately there is only one color option shared for all texts in the legend. If you need different colors probably the best option is to use combination of text fields (labels) and/or one or more legends depends on what works better for you.

As far as I am aware there is no request for this either so you might file it and hope somebody will like to add this feature for you:


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    You might need to 'Add a rectangle', with a transparent frame, in between the legend text you want to change and the new text box. – Martin Hügi Mar 18 '17 at 11:41
  • @MartinHügi Labels have background option and it is possible to adjust the size in the way so it will cover whatever is below it. – Miro Mar 18 '17 at 11:48
  • Thank you all for the help, I think we will opt for 2 legends overlapping. – lucapas Mar 18 '17 at 11:58
  • @Miro You are quite right, good point. – Martin Hügi Mar 18 '17 at 16:29

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