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

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How to plot an emission spectrum?

If I have a list of data with various wavelengths in nanometers, how would I plot them on a graph so it looks like this: So far I have managed to plot a spectrum in ...
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Show scatter plot of change in image saturation

Let's say I have two images. One is the original and the other is after some photo-manipulation has been applied to it. I want to show the effect on the color saturation using a scatter chart. ...
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Change cell frame color in stylesheet

I am trying to make a custom stylesheet, but I am not able to get rid of the cell frame color from the base stylesheet. In particular, I have: I have changed the background color of the cell to ...
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BarChart3D: varying individual bar color

I've been working with a chart like so: ...
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Python-style plots in Mathematica

I love making plots in Mathematica. And I love to spend a lot of time making high-quality plots that maximize readability and aesthetics. For most cases, Mathematica can make very beautiful images, ...
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Graph: Coloring Edges individually

CODE: Graph[{Style[0 -> 1, Red], Style[0 -> 1, {Blue, Dashed}]}] This mathematica code will make both lines solid Red, since they belong to the same two ...
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Continuous background color of adjacent cells

I'm trying to make continuous blocks of cells so that their background colors are the same, but without breaks of white space between them. E.g. After some recent digging, I found the option "Show ...
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Gradient in a plotstyle

I'm trying to replicate the figure below. Now a nice first approach to do this is by using Mathematica, by making some kind of contourplot with circles and just add a gradient to the contourstyle. Now ...
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How to speed up Colorize

I have a list of about 500 images similar to the following: A = Import["http://i.stack.imgur.com/1bV4O.png"] ...
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ImageData to Image to ImageData, in LABColor [closed]

Given an $m\times n$ image $G1$, I'm trying to: Extract the $mn$ pixels of $G1$ as an $n\times m$ matrix $M1$ of triples, where each triple represents the color in LAB space. Turn $M1$ into an ...
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Coloring points via “TemperatureMap” [duplicate]

I have a collection of 3D points, and each is associated with a real number in [0,1]. A typical element looks like {{x,y,z},c} where ...
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Adding circles on a function plot depending on the slope

I have the following function and I use manipulate to change the plot of the function and the integral respectively. In nonlinear dynamics one plots a little circle/point on the intersections of the ...
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Vary the color of a 2D scatter plot [duplicate]

This is what I want. I want to change the colors as I progress through a list.
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Export Text with Colors

Is there a way of using Export[] method to take a text with colors (using Style) and then export to file, such that when I open ...
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Highlight selected points in a plot

I need to change color to selected points dynamically in my plot. ...
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Overlapping Spheres with a Shared Blank Region

We have two similar overlapped spheres in a way that the distance between their centers is smaller than the sum of their radius (2R>a). As I show here: Also, we want to draw them in a such way that ...
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Gridding in a Nested Matrix

We have a nested matrix as: nested={{he, {{e, f, g, h}, {s, 0, q, i}, {s, 0, q, j}}}, {ho, {{e, f, g, h}, {0, u, t, i}, {u, t, 0, j}}}} and with the line ...
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DensityPlot colours symmetric around zero

I have some function of two variables (which happens to be the error in some approximation I'm interested in). I'd like to get a density plot of the function, such that in regions when the function is ...
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Controlling colors of points in ListPlot

I have a collection of points I want to plot using ListPlot[]. I would like each individual point to be a certain color depending on a key value that is based on a list separate from the points. As a ...
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Change ColorScheme of DistributionChart

The "ColorScheme"of a DistributionChart can be changed using the ChartElementFunction like in the following example: ...
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Calculating number of discernible colors in CIE La*b* space

How can Lab space be easily splitted into unity cubes and determined number of cubes that colours of certain image occupy?
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Is there any faster implementation of DominantColors?

The function DominantColors is a simple function but runs incredibly slow when the number n of dominant colors to find is large - it is currently the biggest bottleneck in my code: ...
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How to Fill ContourPlot

Given a contour plot such as function = Cos[c] + Cos[a] pltc = ContourPlot[function == 1/2, {a, 0, 4 Pi}, {c, 0, 4 Pi}]; How can I color the regions in which ...
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Make a colored ListPlot

Basically I have a set of 3D points, such as {3,4,3} or {4,1,4}. Instead of plotting the points in a 3D space, I want to plot the x,y coordinates of the points on the 2D plane and use the z coordinate ...
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Strange output of ColorFunction

In v10.0.2, compare the following two outputs: Plot3D[x^2 + y^2, {x, -2, 2}, {y, -2, 2}, ColorFunction -> (Hue[Sqrt[#1^2 + #2^2]] &)] ...
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Coloring circles based on radius

I have a list of ellipses with x and centroid, orientation, and major diameter and minor diameter. I currently have them overlaid on an image in red but what I would like is to be able to colour them ...
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How do I find the average color of an image?

It sounds so simple to do, but the best solution I've found so far is by using the MeanFilter function, which isn't really feasible on large images. Can anyone help ...
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Using Specularity effects and ColorFunction in Plot3d

I'd like to reproduce the 3d surface of the attached image . What I'm interested in, is the light reflection at the basis of the surface and the rainbowlike color. I use Plot3d and colorfunction in ...
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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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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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Color points in ListPointPlot3D

I have some 3d points with coordinates and a value assigned to each point. I want to plot the points and depending on the value use a different color. I have tried to use the answer in ListPlot3D - ...
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Manually choosing colors in ListPlot

I have a ListPlot of 4 data sets (tables) and I want to manually choose what color each one has. data1 = Table1 data2 = Table2 etc. and then ...
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How do I color an Image generated from data such that one range of values is one color gradient and the others another color gradient [closed]

I can generate a Gray scale Image from some data that I collect. However I am trying to figure out how to generate the image with two color gradients or color scales based on the value. For example ...
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Can i change AutoStyles colors for undefined variables?

I want to change from blue to red the color of the undefined variables; but only for the current Notebook
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White balance correction with Mathematica

Does Mathematica include a function to correct the white balance of an image? ImageAdjust would seem to be the first go-to choice, but I haven't found a way to ...
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mixing color of individual parts of a function in DensityPlot

I have a function which is a sum of three terms and I want to plot it in a DensityPlot. However, I would like that the ColorFunction would be the RGBColor resulting of the mixed R color corresponding ...
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Change the colors of individual atoms in a .mol or XYZ file

Similar to (Changing the atom color for plotting xyz-files), I want to take a molecule and then simply change the colors of individual atoms. I don't want to change all atoms of a type to a color ...
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What are all the Properties that ColorData supports?

The documentation for ColorData reads: Possible properties in ColorData["scheme","property"] include: ...
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Major slowdown when using a ColorFunction with more than one named scheme

Problem remains in 10.1 Earlier Kuba noted a major slowdown with code Simon Woods posted. Here is a simplified example. First a color function using two different named gradient schemes: ...
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Coloring an image with two Color schemes based on a Range

I would like to color an image generated from some data, using two color schemes based on two ranges of the data. This is my attempt: ...
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Color lines by angle

I would like to color some lines according to the following color function: ...
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Piecewise ColorFunction for Plot3D

I want to make a 3D plot where the ColorFunction is different depending on whether the function value is positive or negative. I know how to do the following: ...
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How do I apply a ColorDataFunction[] to a grayscale image? [duplicate]

Suppose I have a 2D array im of real values between 0 and 1, representing a grayscale image. I can turn im into an image very ...
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Adjusting contrast of a color scale with ListDensityPlot

I am using ListDensityPlot to plot data of the form {{x1,y1,z1},{x2,y2,z2}, …}. It results in the plot shown below. But I'd like to adjust the color scale contrast to better show the variations in ...
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A better “VisibleSpectrum” function?

Since ColorData["VisibleSpectrum"] is wrong, I would like to have a more accurate function to use. Can this information be extracted from Mathematica itself?
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Plot all curves in a table with a single color

I want all of my solutions in a table to be the same color. My attempt: ...
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How to create a Disk with smoothly changing coloring?

I want to have a disk. But this disk shouldn't have a fixed color; instead, I'd like it's color to fade smoothly. Until now, I came up with two ideas how to achieve this. Idea #1: ...
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How do I show only the intrinsic color of 3D polygons?

System: Mathematica 9, Windows 7. I want to assign a polygon a color in such a way that it is rendered in that color irrespective of any ambient light sources. In other words I want Yellow to be ...