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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Background color does not display in InputField unless Appearance option is also specified

I get the same behavior for v10.1.0, v.10.0.2 and v.9 with OS X (10.9.5) : No background color is displayed in InputField if I just set properly the option. For ...
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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

I tried to use contourplot to a 2D fucntion with rescaled color, the code is given below ...
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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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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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What are all the Properties that ColorData supports?

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

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 colorschemes 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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How to converrt RGB to YCbCr [duplicate]

While converting rgb to Ycbcr, do we get values as floating point numbers? I would like to have Y, Cb, Cr values as integers. Is it possible?
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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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GraphPlot with black edges no rendering function

Is there any way to make the edges of a GraphPlot black without tediously writing out a long "EdgeRenderingFunction"? I guess you could ask the same kind of question about vertex labeling. For ...
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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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ColorData[“VisibleSpectrum”] is wrong?

I am trying to visualize the visible spectrum using the built-in ColorData["VisibleSpectrum"] function which "colors based on light wavelength in nanometers". But I ...
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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 ...
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Coloring specific elements of sets with a prime modified order in an array plot

I have a set of sets: {{1}, {0}, {1, 1}, {0}, {1, 0, 1}, {0}, {1, 1, 1, 1}, {0}, {1, 0, 0, 0, 1}} I’m seeking to apply a color rule to only every other set, starting from the first (from left to ...
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Coloring all elements in prime ordered sets amongst a set of sets

So I have a set of sets. I want only those sets whose order amongst the sets plus one is prime to be colored (all the same, anything but the standard black). Any ideas? ArrayPlot[{{1}, {1, 1}, {1, 1, ...
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The default ColorFunction of DensityPlot before v10?

The default ColorFunction of Plot, Plot3D before v10 is respectively mentioned here and ...
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The correct way to linearize colorspace before resizing, blurring etc

There was an interesting discussion on MathGroups dealing with the fact that image-processing functions in Mathematica (and many other software, including Adobe Photoshop) work with RGB, Grayscale ...
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Adding colors to objects in a loop

I'm just starting out in Mathematica and still learning the ropes. I'm making a "necklace" which is a circle with squares around it. The following works: ...
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How to convert a coloured image according to the colorfunction I defined?

I got an image from a website which follows the colorfunction "Rainbow", e.g. ...
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Show Simplified Directives [closed]

Is there a way to force Mathematica to convert an already rendered Graphic to the simplified Directive form of that Graphic. Background: I am currently editing Graphics using Drawing Tools and then ...
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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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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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Logarithmic scale in a DensityPlot and its legend

I was recently faced with the task of creating a DensityPlot with a logarithmic colour scale, and with providing it with an appropriate legend. Since I could not find any resources to this effect on ...
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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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How to apply two kinds of Plot styles in single graph

My version is 9.0 I want to apply ColorData and Line Width styles at the same time, like the ColorTheme Function new in 10.0, but there is always errors. Codes under here: ...