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In the Layout Manager, I want to change for a selection of layers the name displayed in legend without changing the layer names.

I am using QGIS 3.16

I am getting the legend entry names from the layer metadata (in my case the 'Title' data)

Properties Menu

This is what I have tested so far:

I went to the legend Items Menu

Legend Item

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Label Menu

and I am trying to build an expression to display the title metadata

Expressions tested:

attribute('title')
-->Preview  No feature was found on this layer to evaluate the expression.

display_expression(@layer,'title')
--> Preview: Expression invalid

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This one seems to work:

layer_property( @layer,'title')

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