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

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Want more vibrant colors in plots

Is it possible to create plots that have vibrant colors like those I create in Python? For instance, take this thread function returning 0 where I used rainbow and here is the temperature gradient: ...
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Blend code for built-in ColorData schemes

Hi I want to get a blend similar to "SunsetColors". To make those slight modifications, I would like to know the precise blend of that color scheme. My try: ...
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How do I change a ColorFunction filling to be top-down as opposed to left-right? [duplicate]

I've been stuck on a seemingly simple Graphics issue for quite a while now... I am trying to make a temperature distribution Plot that will have a colorFunction filling to show red when at a higher ...
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Character display color

I'm looking to cause the front end to display individual characters in a specific color, just in general, as a default sort of thing. For instance, the character "1" would always display as a red 1, ...
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RGB numbers for pastel colordata [duplicate]

How can I get the rgb numbers for colors that show up in the colordata "pastel" so I can use them inside a regionplot? I am combining several regionplots and I would like each of the regionlots to be ...
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Part::pspec error returned when using a ListLinePlot ColorFunction variable as list index

In ListLinePlot, I'm attempting to construct my own ColorFunction for coloring points differently based on a third dimension of data not plotted to a specific axis. However, ColorFunction only uses ...
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Discrete ColorData scheme with n colors?

I am trying to visualize a problem I am working on. For this, I need $n$ distinct colors which are preferably easy to distinguish. (Obviously, the higher the $n$ is, the harder it is to distinguish ...
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What is the default ColorFunction for Image3D?

What is the default ColorFunction for Image3D? I find it a bit confusing that the most intense colour is not shown where the ...
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Union of plotted regions as sum of colors

I wish to plot 2 functions $f$ and $g$ so that the region bounded by $f$ has color $c_f$, the region bounded by $g$ has color $c_g$, and the region bounded by both has color $c_f+c_g$. E.g. $c_f$ is ...
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Odd colourization for FourierParameters. UI bug?

The Mathematica UI colourizes the FourierParameters in the following ...
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Colors for multiple piecewise functions

I have the following $3$ piecewise functions, and I would like that f1, f2 and f3 have $3$ ...
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My black text isn't black after exporting to PDF

Consider any standard plot, with true CMYK black text: ...
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How to color ParametricPlot3D based on the parameter?

I have a set of ODEs I am solving, and then plotting (several) trajectories of in ParametricPlot3D. I want to have a color of each plot reflect the time (i.e. the Parameter) at that point. I tried ...
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Buttons Which Change Color, Each Time Pressed [closed]

I need to have 100 buttons, which their color is defined by the parity of number of times they are pressed: If they're pressed an even number of times their color is blue, and otherwise red. I don't ...
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Fill circle layers with colors according to read values from a plotted curve

I want to read (temperature) values from plotted (cooling) curves and visualize them in layered circles. I have an example made manually for clarification: 3 plotted curves, at certain time steps ...
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Frontend coloring of Table[x, {x, 0, x}]

I have a small question about how the Mathematica frontend colours in the variables that appear in (wrongly written) iterators. More specifically, I'm intrigued by the colour of the third ...
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How can I mix colors?

As far as I know if you combine Blue and Green the result is Cyan (using additive mixing). ...
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Remove overlapping red and green color

How to remove overlapping red and green color regions, leaving only red ones?
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Invert Colors Stylesheet White on Black

There have been a couple studies done that showed that white text on a black background increase recall of data. Although this is certainly debatable how might I invert the colors of Notebook font ...
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Gradually coloring edges in terms of their vertices colors

In order to color Edges in a Graph after applying a function such as VertexDegree I did the ...
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Adding labels on ArrayPlot and coloring rows

I need to add lables on the right from ArrayPlot for each row and color the black square of each row depending on values from two list. Color list has a numbers in some range and should be mapped ...
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Coloring vertices using GraphPlot

I have the following problem: I used GraphPlot to plot my adjacency matrix. I divided my nodes in three groups: ...
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CMYK colours changing

If I draw a coloured diagram like Graphics[{CMYKColor[0, 0.83, 1, 0], Rectangle[{0, 0}], CMYKColor[1, 0, 0, 0], Rectangle[{0.5, 0.5}]}] and select the red ...
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Color Histogram3D by Bin Location

I am using a Histogram3D plot to view the correlation of the R & G of an RGB image. Naturally, I want the bins to have a color corresponding to their $x$, $y$ ...
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How can I convert colors to grayscale?

I want to change the above colored plot into a grayscale plot. I have tried this: CCGray[pic_?ImageQ] := Module[{}, ColorConvert[pic, "GrayScale"]]; but it ...
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How do I fill in a circle made by ParametricPlot with one solid color?

I have a very simple question but I am new with Mathematica. I made a circle on a parametric plot and I made the line black. I want to make the inside of the circle on the parametric plot red. So the ...
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How to keep front and back colors of Polygon in Graphics3D same all the time [duplicate]

I want the same face color for a 3D Polygon when viewed from front or back or from any angle. i.e. I want the color not changed under any conditions. Front and ...
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Time ColorFunction

I have the following data ...
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Image's pixels GPU colour classes splitting

How can I split in color classes, the pixels of an image that I load in Mathematica? I would an output like this: ...
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Why are the two shades of the same color in this figure?

Given $S \subseteq \mathbb{C}$ I am trying to plot $f(S)$ for given complex valued function $f$ Looking at other answers on this site for similar questions, I came up with this ...
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problem with coloring spherical harmonics

I want to color a spherical harmonics. So I write as follows. ...
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Using two color functions in a MatrixPlot

I'm trying to use two color functions within one MatrixPlot in Mathematica. Is it possible to do this? For example, using a very simple matrix: ...
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Change the colour of a ListPlot element in each iteration of Manipulate

I would like to modify the colour of dots in a ListPlot[Table[function]], e.g ...
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Coloring a shape according to a function

I would like to create a $2D$ shape, say an ellipse, where each point in the ellipse is colored according a RGB function, so at point ...
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Color of a plane in Contourplot3D

I have the following code example: ...
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How can I detect and modify one area of an image while preserving the rest

I have an image with a big black disk bounded by a white boundary in its center. The image contains some other stuff outside of the spot and its boundary. This stuff has colors which include both ...
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How to convert rgb to YCbCr?

I looked at ColorConvert, but haven't found a relevant option. Is there a built-in function do this?
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ListDensityPlot controlling the number of colors

Is there a way to set the number of colors used in ListDensityPlot. I am using "Rainbow" as follows: ...
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How does one adjust ColorFunction quality independently of surface quality?

I have a function $f:\mathbb{C}\rightarrow\mathbb{C}$ which I would like to visualize by by plotting $|f|$ with Plot3D using $\operatorname{Arg}f$ as the ...
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Can I apply a ColorFunction to FaceGrids, or otherwise have FaceGrids with varying color?

I want to make a 3d plot with FaceGrids with a certain color scheme. Specifically, I'd like them to be one color below a diagonal line, and a different color above ...
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Filling a plotted line both below and above the line

I'm relatively new to Mathematica. I tried looking for a solution online but couldn't find anything. I want to fill a plotted line both above the line (one color) and below (another color). For ...
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How to change default notebook background color?

How does one change the default notebook background color?
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CMYK colours in a graph template

Hi I'm trying to put together a graphing template. Unfortunately, my arrowheads are a different colour than my functions when the graph is exported to something like a PDF. Is there a way I can ...
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Is it possible to style multiple Plot or ListPlot curves using a color gradient?

I am using Mathematica 8. In Mathematica, there is a default PlotStyle coloring in Plot and ...
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Color scheme used by Colorize?

The Colorize function is often used to display the results produced by MorphologicalComponents: ...
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What is the default ColorFunction for 3D plots?

This should be a really simple question, but it isn't in the documentation for some perverse reason. I like the default ColorFunction that Mathematica uses for ...
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Modified Cell Different Display

Is there a way to show maybe a slightly different color, or change the cell bracketing color of a Mathematica cell when it has been modified? Ideally it would be nice to follow the standard of ...
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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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PieChart with radial coloring/color function

I am trying to visually compare multiple functions that depend on a single argument running from $0$ to $1$. They describe a radial property and so I thought it would be nice to use a kind of ...