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

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Performance of custom color maps

In the question Is there an easy way to use Matteo Niccoli's perceptual color maps for 2D plots in Mathematica?, Jason B. shows how to use color maps such as Parula in Mathematica. However, I ...
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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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What are all the Properties that ColorData supports?

The documentation for ColorData reads: Possible properties in ColorData["scheme","property"] include: ...
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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: ...
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How to convert a hex color string to RGBColor?

For example: "#FF8000". How could I convert it to RGBColor or Hue?
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Plot multiple solutions of a system of differential equations with different values of constant c by using NDsolve

I am traying to solve system of differential equations with different values of constant c then plot the solution with different values of the constant c. where c= 2.2758, 2.04822, 1.82064, 1.59306, ...
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Background color does not display in InputField unless Appearance option is also specified

I get the same behavior for 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 example, ...
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How can I transfer colors from first image into second image? [duplicate]

How can I transfer colors from first image into second image, where every object from the first image should take the same object's color from first image. This images are only an example. this is ...
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BarLegend using Function that uses Blend

I'm sorry if this is a duplicate, but I don't even know how to look for it. I had this line of code that worked on a Notebook I wrote on Mathematica 9.0: ...
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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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Modify existing color scheme

I am using the "TemperatureMap" color scheme for image processing. How can I set the lowest color value to Black? Generally ...
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Adjusting Density Plot Color Function for Diffraction Simulation

I'm trying to simulate Fraunhofer diffraction by a single slit using DensityPlot I run the code: ...
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Colorizing thresholded images with different colors

I am switching from IDL (from exelis) to Mathematica and want to do the following: thersholding a image (all values above a certain threshold are set 1, the rest is 0 ) colorizing the thresholded ...
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Match colors to plot themes

How do I get the colors to match the plot theme when I use a PlotLegend that is separate to the plots? I have had a look at How to access new colour schemes in version 10? but can't seem to find what ...
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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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Inconsistent behavior in ColorFunctionScaling of BarLegend in v10.0.1

I find the ColorFunction in BarLegend behaves very weirdly: Force rescaling from 0 to 1 For example: ...
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Plot multiple solutions [duplicate]

I want to plot multiple solutions of an equation, so that one can differ them in the plot. The given equation is e.g. ...
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ColorFunction that depends on angle of line

I have a ListLinePlot, and I want the ColorFunction to vary as the angle, so that the color of the whole line depends on its angle from the x-axis. Here is a MWE of what I am doing: ...
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How to vary color of fill between listplots based on y-distance between them

I have two lists with the same x-values but different y-values. I have used ListPlot to plot and fill the space (line) between them; however, I would like the color ...
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Default color for Filling in Mathematica 9

The default color scheme for plots in my Mathematica version is ColorData[1]. What about for the Filling option?
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Is there an easy way to use Matteo Niccoli's perceptual color maps for 2D plots in Mathematica?

I have been using the ubiquitous Jet color palette for 2D plots for some time now, and don't really care for it. Then I came across the series of blog posts, The rainbow is dead...long live the ...
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Different color for plots inside manipulate object [duplicate]

I want to plot two functions in the same plot (meand and approxmean) with a different color. When I place the plot commands outside of the manipulate and grid region they are colored differently but ...
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Preventing Colors of Graphics from Blending

I am displaying multiple Disks that overlap and many of the Disks are different colors. Currently, the regions in which the Disks overlap are a color that is a mixture of the two Disks. I would like ...
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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 to change element color in Periodic Table?

The command ColorData["Atoms", "Panel"] generates a periodic table. As I don't want to reinvent the wheel, I asked myself how to change the color of each cell ...
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How to create an inverse pole figure color map

To interpret electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) results, inverse pole figures are used. A three dimensional space of directions ([100], [110] and [111] for those who know about crystallography) ...
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How to replicate v9's color conversion to LAB under v10

Mathematica 10(.0.0) appears to use a different flavor of the LAB color space, but I would like to emulate the same behavior observed in version 9(.0.0). v9 ...