I use the command:

BarChart[{1, 2, 3}, ChartLegends -> {"a", "b", "c"}, 
 ChartStyle -> {Blue, Red, Black}, ChartLayout -> "Stacked", 
 ChartElementFunction -> "GlassRectangle"]

But the result is that the black bin comes out gray:

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Using RGBColor or Lighter/Darker did not help. The "GlassRectangle" look is very appealing but I do need it to be black or at least much darker. Any ideas? Many thanks, Dan


closed as off-topic by Karsten 7., Michael E2, MarcoB, J. M. will be back soon Jul 25 '15 at 2:54

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  • $\begingroup$ I get a black bar with Mathematica 10.0.2 under Win 7. $\endgroup$ – Karsten 7. Mar 26 '15 at 17:02
  • $\begingroup$ Works as as expected with for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (December 4, 2014). $\endgroup$ – user9660 Mar 26 '15 at 17:59
  • $\begingroup$ Works as expected:, Windows 8.1 x86-64. $\endgroup$ – 2012rcampion Apr 25 '15 at 20:19
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    $\begingroup$ I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because the problem can't be reproduced by others and the OP doesn't provide the version of OS and Mathematica used. $\endgroup$ – Karsten 7. Jul 24 '15 at 19:27

On my computer Windows 7, Mathematica 9, your code renders a perfectly black bar! To understand if problem may be OS or Mathematica version related, please specify OS and Mathematica version.

Result of your code on my computer

  • $\begingroup$ Perfect in Mathematica version 10.1 on a Mac Pro running OS X. $\endgroup$ – David G. Stork May 25 '15 at 18:30

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