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

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Use ColorFunction in ListLinePlot with If

The following code ListLinePlot[{2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12}, ColorFunction -> Function[{x, y}, If[x <= 3, Blue, Red]]] should produce blue lines for $x\le3$ and ...
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ReplaceImageValue and ReplacePixelValue extremely slow

I have a grey scale image: and I am doing the following: bin = Binarize[image, 0.18] ...
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Color vector according to angle

One can use the function VectorColorFunction in VectorPlot3d to color vectors according to their norms. How to color vectors ...
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How to paint part of DateListPlot?

My graph is about fires (burned area) over 12 years presented in one Date List Log Plot. Because most of fires are in summer (as expected) I would like to highlight that with different background ...
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2D ListPlot with separate color function

Suppose a data array of the form {{x1,y1,z1},{x2,y2,z2}...}, is it possible to use ListPlot where x,y specify the point position ...
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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 can I invert the colors in a color bar

I have this Mathematica code ...
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Want a different color for each curve displayed with Show

I want a different color for each curve that I am displaying with Show. The functions are: custom1 custom2 custom3 custom4 custom5, and I am using the following ...
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Colorize a 3D distribution of points according to density

Suppose we have some random 3D distribution of points. I'll use the spherical ball defined below as an example and a starting point for the discussion here : ...
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Comparing 2 Data Sets in a Single Plot

I have 2 data sets, data1 and data2 with large (in the thousands) amounts of data and I want to compare them in a plane. They ...
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How can I create a colour image using raw black and white data? (FITS data cube)

I have a data cube containing pictures of a galaxy across a thousand wavelengths. I want to take the data for the image slides in the red and blue parts of the spectrum, and have them represented in ...
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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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HSB -> HSL Converter

Starting from an image I would like to apply a custom filter to an image. I have thought and implemented this filter in HSL space and it goes like this : Boost the saturation of the pixels that ...
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How to assign different colors to list plotted in ParametricPlot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Difference in Plot when using Evaluate vs when not using Evaluate I am plotting galaxies and I would like to color them according to their redshift values using a ...
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Extracting RGB color code from a plot

I have let Mathematica to draw a plot of some functions written as below: ...
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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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ListPlot - Conditional Coloring of PlotPoints

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how to use filling in Graphic plots

i'm going to plot some angles in Trigonometric circle by using Graphic command how can i use filling axes by different colors in this program or color between the angles? ...
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Matrix Plot: How to Apply color function to only a region of the plot

I want to make a matrix plot where a color function is applied to a region of a matrix. Those matrix elements which were not in the region specified should not have any color associated with them, and ...
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How to shade a plotted region in specific direction?

I am using RegionPlot to plot a linear program maximize 30x1+25x2 with the constraints ...
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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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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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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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Creating a grid of coloured points

I wish to create a grid of 31x31 points with coordinates of the form $(k/30,n/30)$ within the unit square, and give each point a colour based on the 2-adic value of both its coördinates. I plan to ...
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Color a Function by its Derivative

Mathematica's ColorFunction seems to struggle with coloring a function "y" by its derivative D[y,x]. This is a seemingly simple task, but Mathematica can't handle it. While I can certainly evaluate ...
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Extracting unknown ColorFunction from Plot, Plot3D etc

I wonder if there is a way to extract existing ColorFunction and "override" it with a new function that will depend on original one. This question discusses ...
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How to pick a color differing significantly from the colors already in a given color list?

Suppose that we want to color a number of objects. We start by selecting some color (randomly). Then we want the color of the next object to be significantly different from the colors already used ...
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Permanently Changing Default Color

I can't find this answer elsewhere, but is there a way to permanently change the default plot color? In 10 the default plots are orangish and in 9 they were a purple-bluish color. Is there a way to ...
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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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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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ContourPlot or DensityPlot ColorFunction with x, y and z arguments

Is it possible to apply a color function to ContourPlot or DensityPlot that is function of x, y and z, and not simply of z? Example: ...
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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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Filling using colors rendered corresponding to the difference between two curves

Suppose there are two curves f1[x] and f2[x], and we want to fill the area between them using colors corresponding to the vaule ...
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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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Duotone plots with cyan and black

What's the typical way to make Mathematica plots use purely cyan and black? Maybe there's a fairly standard method, since publishers often require this? It also seems like some plot types take ...
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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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How can I pick a color from a ColorMap and colorize selected image pixels with this color

I have a binarized image and would like to set pixel values which are 1 to a certain (any) color picked from ColorData["TemperatureMap"] and 0 to another color of TemperatureMap. How can I do that? ...
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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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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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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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Color of a plane in Contourplot3D

I have the following code example: ...
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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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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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DensityPlot with the same color scale in Show

I am trying to align color scale for continuous plots that have different ranges. Here the color scale exhibits a discontinuity even with the same PlotRange ...
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Coloring network edges by weight using GraphPlot

Following up on a previous question about how to color the nodes (vertices) of a network (graph) according to a color scaling of a property of those nodes, I'm now asking basically the same thing ...
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How can I combine two color schemes for plotting?

I want to use ListContourPlot to display all negative values using one colorscheme and all positive values using another color scheme. This question Define a color function using Piecewise gives some ...
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Draw function with different colors associated to a parameter

I want to generate a plot similar to this one, which allows for different colors when given different parameters : (This is the Moreau-Yosida regularization of the absolute value) the Moreau-Yosida ...
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Create a colorbar plot legend

I have the following list of parametric equations lst = {10*Cos[u]*Sin[v], 3*Sin[u]*Sin[v], 2*Cos[v]}; I define the following color function ...
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Visualization of Gaussian Curvature

I need to visualize Gaussian Curvature of a parametric surface. There is a solution in this math.SE post. However, I'm not sure its working because when I draw a sphere it's all white, but it should ...
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How can I change label colors in a colored chart?

I am trying to make a chart with labels, but I would like for the labels on the chart to be white for purposes of visibility. I am aware of the ...