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

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StreamColorFunction ignored when setting to the RGB color

Recently I needed to color streamlines with exact color (e.g. RGBColor[0.1,0.478,0.5]). The help (http://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/StreamColorFunction.html) suggests, that this can be ...
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Missing arrow tips and colors

My main problem is: I plotted a curve here, but the tip of some arrows are missing. Why does this happen, and how can I fix this? Not the main problem: Also, I once tried to make the arrows with ...
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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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How can I prevent ColorFunction from disabling antialiasing in graphics?

When I use ColorFunction, the appearance of my plots is ruined, changing from this which has the normal smooth lines and antialiased fonts, to this in which ...
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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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Plotting 2D color function on the plane [duplicate]

Suppose p is a some point in the plane. The function f[q] defined as ...
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CMYK colour using Drawing Tools

I'd like to use the Drawing Tools palette to draw objects in CMYK colour. The only way I seem able to change the colours of these objects is to use the window shown below. Edit Is there a way to ...
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Is Mathematica 10 color managed?

With ColorProfileData[] Mathematica 10 can handle device-dependent color spaces. However, images with embedded color profiles, e.g. sRGB, are rendered and displayed ...
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Mathematica's “POV” export format ignores ColorFunction

I was playing with xslittlegrass's Pov-Ray package and more generally with the POV-conversion function ExportString[#, "POV"] &, and noticed that ...
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How to access new colour schemes in version 10?

Many colour schemes and colour functions can be accessed using ColorData. Version 10 introduced new default colour schemes, and a new customization option using ...
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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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Pattern that matches colors

Suppose I'm writing a function that takes a color as a parameter; for example: drawShape[color_] := Graphics[{Style[Disk[], color]}]; But if the caller inputs an ...
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ColorFuntion input

Is there any input for ColorFunction, which ranges from Black for smallest values, goes through red-orange-yellow and ends in very bright yellow almost white for ...
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Providing a color function for ListPointPlot3D

Is there a way to write ListPointPlot3D expression, so when given a list of points, the the color of the points plotted is a function of the index/element number of ...
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Two discrete colors for surface with ParametricPlot3D

I am trying to create a plot of a surface that is yellow above the xy-plane (z>0), but blue below (z<0). My first attempt was to use ...
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Having variables appear aqua in user defined function [duplicate]

In many of the inbuilt mathematica function, variables appear aqua like in: However, when creating your own function, variables no longer have that green coloring and are instead colored like an ...
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Compiling ColorFunction for faster complex phase-amplitude plots

I have gotten into the habit of plotting complex-valued functions on a plane using a color-function along the lines of ...
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Density map strange mapping of color

I tried to convince Mathematica 8 to plot a density map of a function: $$f(x,y) = \frac{2(x^2 - y^2)-1}{(x^2 + y^2)^2}$$ with color scheme called "TemperatureMap". At $x = \pm 1$, $y = 0$ it's ...
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Coloring a set of polygons, each polygon to have a specific color

In addition to my previus post, regarding plotting the surface of a Möbius strip, I now realised, that some of the eigenmodes for a Möbius strip are either oscillations of a scalar field OR a vector ...
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Identifying the color in Image

This has mad me Crazy for a while Can any one please Help me solving this this is the Image that I am working on . Basically this image is made up of 98 different color patches 7 patch on each level ...
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Using a complicated function as color function

I have an ellipsoid with parametric equations lst = {10*Cos[u]*Sin[v], 3*Sin[u]*Sin[v], 2*Cos[v]}; I define a function ...
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add a color bar legend to a 3D plot

This has a connection to the previous post here: puzzled with a color function Also, a recent post of mine appeared here: Create a color bar plot legend but I should have solved the problem with the ...
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256 Shades of Grey

I noticed that the following line, Image[Table[x, {y, 1, 250}, {x, 30/256, 40/256, 0.02/256}], Magnification -> 1] results in the following image: In the ...
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How to color a BSplineSurface

I am trying to color a BSplineSurface in a complex way but not having any luck using ColorFunction. I can use ...
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Colouring of multiple data sets in DiscretePlot [duplicate]

I noticed the following strange behaviour: Let us first define an array of functions g[k_] := {Sin[k], 2*Sin[k]} gg = g[k] When I plot this array of ...
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How to color separate a colored-in-pencil drawing?

I'd like to pick out just the "pencil" color in some drawings done by a young member of the household (he'd like to print out copies of these pictures and distribute them to his class mates on the ...
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How to make custom discrete color data function

Attempting to make custom discrete color data function: my custom color: is it possible to use my custom color ...
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Plot graphs with ListPointPlot3D and different colours and size of points

Hello I am New in Mathematica. I have a set of points and I want to visualize in Wolfram Mathematica. I want to see big blue points and small green points in one picture. Big Blue points ...
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shade plane with a color function color(x,y)

I am making a RGB color function which assigns an RGB color to each point in the plane. To check if it does what I think it should do (i.e. debugging it), it is helpful to be able to plot the function ...
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Plot a vector valued function of two variables using color density

I have a vector (3D) valued function of two variables. I want to visualize it as a density plot, using R,G,B color values to display the value at the point (x,y). I've come up with a couple of ...
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ListLinePlot with colors from data

I am trying to color a simple 2D plot (using ListLinePlot) based on data in the form of 3-vectors. ...
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Giving a custom style a colored gradient background

In Mathematica, customizing Sections, Subsections, Titles and so on, can be done with Format > Style > .... Changing the background color of a style is one of the things you can do. Here is an example ...
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ArrayPlot of square matrix: how does ColorFunction -> Automatic work?

Suppose you have the following: tt = Table[{i, j}, {i, 0, 10}, {j, 0, 10}] The table tt is a matrix of pairs, ...
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Importing colors from file

I just tried something straightforward (for me): ...
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How can I remove edges from my DiscretePlot?

By default, DiscretePlot displays "edges" along the sides and, prominently, align the top when ExtentSize -> Full is set. For ...
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Solving a system of three differential equations

I'm trying to create this coloured graph which I'm going to animate, but I'm stuck with solving a system of three differential equations: ...
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How can I get the color of overlapping disks to be equal in any order?

When Graphics is used, necessarily the objects come in order. This affects which ones obscure others. When Opacity is not 1, it also affects the color. I would like the color of overlaps to depend ...
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Contour coloring and (List)ContourPlot projection

I have two questions concerning (List)ContourPlots. Since they are related to a single visualization desire, I have combined the questions into a single post. I'm hoping that they will be easy to ...
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Why does StreamColorFunctionScaling refuse to turn off?

Consider this simple streamline plot: StreamPlot[{-y/10, x/10}, {x, -1, 1}, {y, -1, 1}, StreamColorFunction -> Function[{x, y, u, v}, Hue[v]]] The ...
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ListDensityPlot with discrete bins [duplicate]

We consider a table of the form data = Flatten[Table[{i,j,f[i,j]},{i,1,ni},{j,1,nj}],1] The function f[i_,j_] has been made ...
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Apply color function to matrix plot

I want to apply the following color rules to a large table of numbers. I have extracted a part of the table to use as an example. I would like to assign 5 different colors to 5 different ranges of ...
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Combining three R, G, B matrices into a single matrix of 3-tuples?

Working with Mathematica 8 on OSX here. I have three $1024 \times 1024$ matrices representing the counts from consecutive exposures onto a CCD with $R$, $G$, and $B$ filters on it, and am looking to ...
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Center Diverging color map on a matrix plot

I want to use the color function "RedBlueTones" and I want to center the map at a number. Then I want to blend in the red direction of I am greater than that number and blend in the blue direction if ...
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Plotting with ColorFunction -> GrayLevel - no black

This is probably a fairly trivial question, yet I have been unable to find an answer - help would be much appreciated! :) I am trying to plot a 28 x 28 matrix (tabulated data given here), containing ...
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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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Different colors for nodes in tree plot

I have some list of numbers which I am plotting using TreePlot. This is the code: ...
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How can I get a PieChart to be colored as I wish?

How to use the value of a funtion[label] to assign color to a piece of the pie? (edited after answer of kguler ) My dude is how to control the colors in ranges of a function of [labels] In this way ...