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I would like to have ArrayPlot[] also present the value of each cell in it, similar to the LabelingFunction that is available in other types of plots. How do I do it?

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Like this?

SeedRandom[42, Method -> "Legacy"]; (* for reproducibility *)

mat = RandomReal[1, {3, 5}];
ArrayPlot[mat, 
          Epilog -> {Red, MapIndexed[Text[#1, Reverse[#2 - 1/2]] &, Reverse[mat], {2}]}, 
          Mesh -> True]

labeled ArrayPlot[]

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  • $\begingroup$ +1, answers the question. How about a contrasting text color (black on white, white on black,..)? I won't be able to upvote a second time for it, though :-) $\endgroup$
    – stevenvh
    Aug 26 '12 at 16:15
  • $\begingroup$ @stevenvh I guess something like Round[1 - GrayLevel[...]] should do it $\endgroup$
    – rm -rf
    Aug 26 '12 at 16:16
  • $\begingroup$ That was my first idea as well, but at 50 % gray you won't see anything :-( $\endgroup$
    – stevenvh
    Aug 26 '12 at 16:19
  • $\begingroup$ yes thanks this is great $\endgroup$
    – Doron
    Aug 26 '12 at 16:21
  • $\begingroup$ @steven, $\gamma$-tweaking might do the trick in that case; I'll play around and edit this answer if I see something I like. $\endgroup$
    – J. M.'s torpor
    Aug 26 '12 at 16:29

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