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

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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 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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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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ListPlot - Conditional Coloring of PlotPoints

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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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What is the default ColorFunction for MatrixPlot?

I think the the default ColorFunction for ArrayPlot is ...
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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 ...
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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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I want to change the outer background color of a manipulated plot

I downloaded some demonstrations' sources (for example) and I want to change their colors. I am only stuck with the white outer background that is around the plot's yellow background. I would like to ...
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Change Property without re-evaluating [duplicate]

I am working with ContourPlot3D, and my expression takes a long time to evaluate (nearly 20 minutes). So I am wondering if there is a method to changing format ...
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RegionPlot with ColorFunction gives ugly frame labels

I was working on a simple 2D region plot: ...
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Recognizing Matching Colors in a Game Grid from a Camera Image

I am relatively new to Mathematica, having taken my first serious dive into it this week. As a fun project to teach myself some of the basics, I've come up with a goal of optimally solving a game ...
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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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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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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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Color mixing or blend

Color mixing seems not only one type. Here is RGB_color_model I wrote this one: ...
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ListPlot a bunch of points that changes colour

I have a list of points: r = Range[-Pi/2, Pi/2, Pi/8]; angles = (c = Tuples[r, 2]) and a list of numbers which will determine the colour of the points above: ...
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ColorReplace does not work

I want to do - seemingly - simply image processing. I want to replace all blue pixels with white pixels. The obvious command would be: ...
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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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White regions in DensityPlot — is this a bug with ColorFunctionScaling?

Is this a bug with ColorFunctionScaling? When I try to supply my own ColorFunction Mathematica seems to partially ignore it, ...
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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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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 ...