Here's how to create multi-line legend labels

Discussion created by Toolman101 on May 16, 2012
Latest reply on Jun 9, 2014 by thanos_cp78

Won't take credit for finding this as somebody else gave me the idea, but I haven't seen the solution posted anywhere in the forums and several people have asked.

To create a multi-line legend label, you simply need to add \r\n into the label where you want the second (and third, fourth, etc) line to start.  For example:

"This is my\r\nmulti-line label" will display in the legend label as

This is my
multi-line label

I know that you will be able to write multi-line legend descriptions from python script in 10.1, but with this trick, you will be able to write both labels and descriptions on multiple lines.

Hope that helps somebody.