# Tagged Questions

Questions on the color models, schemes, named colors and color functions supported by Mathematica.

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### ParametricPlot3D colorfunction for a specific region of an object

I have created a 3D parametric plot of an oblate spheroid, and I want to apply "TemperatureMap" as a colorfunction to its surface as a gradient in the Z direction. However, I only want to apply this ...
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### Changing the background color of the framed region of a plot

I frequently generate framed plots like this: Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 2 \[Pi]}, Frame -> True] Is there an easy way to change the background color of the framed ...
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### How to change the default ColorData used in Mathematica's Plot?

This question leads on from the recent question What are the standard colors for plots in Mathematica? There it was determined that the default color palette used by ...
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### Define a color function using Piecewise

How can I define a ColorFunction for my ContourPlot using Piecewise? For example, after ...
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### How many clusters does DominantColors return?

Is there any documentation on how it automatically chooses the number of colors - does it use X-means or some other heuristic to determine the number of clusters it automatically returns?
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### How to add color to listplot

I have generated many points in a 2-dimensional space (x,y). How do I use color to represent different values of f(x,y) in ListPlot? Does ...
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### Changing The Colour Of A Contour Plot

I have produced used the following code to create a contour plot: ContourPlot[Cos[x] + Cos[y], {x, 0, 4 Pi}, {y, 0, 4 Pi}] However, I would like to modify this ...
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### Coloring specific elements of sets with a prime modified order in an array plot

I have a set of sets: {{1}, {0}, {1, 1}, {0}, {1, 0, 1}, {0}, {1, 1, 1, 1}, {0}, {1, 0, 0, 0, 1}} I’m seeking to apply a color rule to only every other set, starting from the first (from left to ...
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### Coloring all elements in prime ordered sets amongst a set of sets [duplicate]

So I have a set of sets. I want only those sets whose order amongst the sets plus one is prime to be colored (all the same, anything but the standard black). Any ideas? ArrayPlot[{{1}, {1, 1}, {1, 1, ...
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### What is the default ColorFunction for MatrixPlot?

I think the the default ColorFunction for ArrayPlot is ColorNegate[RGBColor[{#, #, #}]] &...
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### Color vectors according to a user-defined function

V[x_,z_]:=x/Sqrt[x^2+z^2]; Ex[x_,z_]=-D[V[x,z],x]; Ez[x_,z_]=-D[V[x,z],z]; The electric field components (Ex,Ez) are to be plotted as a vector field in the x-z ...
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### ContourPlot color problems [closed]

I tried to use contourplot to a 2D fucntion with rescaled color, the code is given below ...
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### Individual ColorFunction with RGBColor [duplicate]

I want to create a custom ColorFunction using RGBColor for my DensityPlot. A nice example is ...
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### Specify range and reverse for colordata in contourplot

The following two examples work ...
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### Replicate $\LaTeX$ PGF colormap/hot to Mathematica color scheme

I want to replicate the color scheme colormap/hot from $\LaTeX$ PGF's package pgfplots. The color scheme ...
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### Color a single contour from a ListContourPlot3D using values from a list

I want to map an electrostatic potential onto a density map. How can I color a single contour from a ListContourPlot3D using the values from another list? Make ...
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### How to replicate v9's color conversion to LAB under v10

Mathematica 10(.0.0) appears to use a different flavor of the LAB color space, but I would like to emulate the same behavior observed in version 9(.0.0). v9 ...
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### How to properly set ColorFunction and Specularity in ReliefPlot [closed]

I have two questions about ReliefPlot: How can I set the Specularity without changing ...
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### How to colorize curves intersection in a manipulate function

I need to show the intersection area of two curves, using the manipulate function in Mathematica. Here's a fully working example, and a preview below it : ...
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### Automatically highlighting or coloring specific terms

I am using Mathematica to perform Newton quasi-linearization of the non-linear terms during discretization of PDEs for numerical solution. These expressions can involve tens of terms (depending on the ...
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### Special Coloring of two 3D Graphics with same values

As you can see in the picture below, I have plotted three different functions. Since two functions (red and blue) have the same value for a certain region (equity > 60), I was wondering how I can make ...
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### Color of lines in ParametricPlot3D

I have a function of two variables which returns a vector of three components. For example func[l_,t_]:={ x=.... y=.... z=.... {x,y,z}} Now I ...
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### ListDensityPlot with discrete values and colors

I have a file with mesh points and a value that indicates the domain the point belongs to https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ll9hb3oxxreufsg/AABvU7nufHhyHY3W4ausanJ6a?dl=0 I would like to plot using ...
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### How do you convert RGBColor to an HTML-style string?

If I run some color processing function, like: Blend[RGBColor /@ {"#DC4E00", "#000000", "#822250", "#FCC11B"}] I get back a ...
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### Plotting piecewise functions with distinct colors - issue found [duplicate]

I've been making use of the following thread: Plotting piecewise function with distinct colors in each section A handy feature I found there goes as follows: ...
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### What are the standard colors for plots in Mathematica 10? [duplicate]

Mathematica 10 release appears to have changed the default styling of plots: the most visible changes are thicker lines and different default colors. Thus, answers to this stackoverflow question are ...
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### SmoothHistogram3D with a ColorFunction representing z-values of the data set

I'd like to make a 3d plot of a list of {x, y, z} points, where the height of the plot scales with the density (as in histogram) of the xy-values and the color ...
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### mask specific range of RGB color frome an image with lower and upper threshold

I'm trying to detect a specific range of RGB color from an image with the lower threshold [180.150.0] and upper threshold [255,255,150]. I am just new on Mathematica please help me with clear details....
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### How to color lines in Epilog

I often use Epilog to label lines within graphs, and I like to coordinate the color of the labels with the color of the lines they're labeling. This is no problem. However, I'm currently working on a ...
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### Plot curves different way so that one can see them when printing black and white

I am going to plot for instance: ...
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### Is it possible to insert new colour schemes into ColorData?

Because of the standards in my field, for many plots I need to use (or at least end up using) rather narrowly defined colour schemes, and in particular the Matlab "Jet" scheme, which is well described ...
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### Colour of lines in ContourPlot3D

How do I change the colour of these lines from black to, let's say, red? ...
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### Applying different color to result of a geometric transformation

Background: consider the following two snippets. ...
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### How can I use Kenneth Moreland's “Diverging Color Maps for Scientific Visualization” in plots?

I often want to plot two dimensional data that is centered around zero (for me, this is usually a 2D optical spectroscopy signal, but there are other cases), and the MATLAB "Jet" color scheme is ...
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### Polar color coding for complex function plots?

Having browsed this Q on plotting complex functions and the Zeta page, I don't see anything as nice as this plot from Matilde Marcolli's slides "Geometry and physics of numbers". Looks like ...
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### ListDensityPlot — bar legend colors inconsistent with plot value coloring [duplicate]

I want to make a ListDensityPlot of an array of values that happen to be 1. To mimic this, use: ...
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### Default Chart Color Doesn't Match

I have looked through other posts to find out what the default plot color is, but when I use it, the color doesn't seem to match. Can anyone explain why I'm seeing different output? The reason I ask ...
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### How to customize color scheme to mimic that in Origin?

Origin is a software for plotting. The standard color scheme used by Origin is So how to mimic this color scheme in mathematica, so we can use it in DensityPlot...
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### Is there an easy way to use Matteo Niccoli's perceptual color maps for 2D plots in Mathematica?

I have been using the ubiquitous Jet color palette for 2D plots for some time now, and don't really care for it. Then I came across the series of blog posts, The rainbow is dead...long live the ...
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### Matching colors in BarLegend and colorfunction

How I can use Hue as color function in BarLegend in this density plot? ...
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### Can't get rid of vertical background color

I am trying to use GraphicsGrid, the background option is set to white, as well as for the separate graphs. But there are still grey stripes. What is the reason for ...
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### Is it possible to colour only one column of a matrix? [closed]

I was wondering if it's possible to colour a column or a row in a matrix. For example is it possible to add colour for one of the rows/columns of the following matrixform code? ...
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### How to convert a hex color string to RGBColor?

For example: "#FF8000". How could I convert it to RGBColor or Hue?
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### How to colorize a 3D image [closed]

I have a 3D image where the values are in {1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4} and its size is {134, 134, 67}. I used Image3D to display it. However, I am wondering if there is a possibility to colorize the image by ...
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### Is it possible to apply a ColorGradient to a string Style?

After reading through the language reference on Style, ColorSchemes, ColorData and ColorFunction, I am at a loss as how to make a string appear with gradient colors. And now that I am curious, I am ...
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### default RGB coloring

I am playing with some basic genetic algorithms to recreate input images by transparent plane figures (similar like here:). Everything would work great but the speed is terrible. I was looking for a ...
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### Ergonomic night time reading settings [duplicate]

I was wondering if Mathematica had a built-in ergonomically safe night time reading mode for the notebooks. I was thinking of setting something up myself but I do not know the ergonomics/eye safety ...