Linked Questions

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What's the default color function for BarChart, PieChart? [duplicate]

If one increases the number of colored items in a BarChart or PieChart one can see that its color scheme is based on a gradient ...
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What is the most convenient way to read definitions of in-memory symbols when we don't have the source files? (Spelunking tools)

Note: I put Simon's implementation on GitHub. Contributions welcome! When trying to read the definition of already defined (package or built-in) symbols using ...
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Is it possible to define a new PlotTheme?

In version 10 one can define, say, $PlotTheme = "Scientific" Which changes the appearance of all plots. This is fantastic because on the one hand I can have nice ...
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How to access new colour schemes in version 10?

Many colour schemes and colour functions can be accessed using ColorData. Version 10 introduced new default colour schemes, and a new customization option using <...
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Is it possible to determine the individual rgb colors in a color scheme?

I really like the color scheme for ArmyColors and was wondering if I could extract the rgb colors for any point in a chart.
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How to use PlotMarkers or Mesh with Plot to creat Marks on the plot

I have a plot and I want to format it for journal paper. I just realized how hard to format a plot for academic purposes using MMA. For example: I want this plot ...
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3answers
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Extracting unknown ColorFunction from Plot, Plot3D etc

I wonder if there is a way to extract existing ColorFunction and "override" it with a new function that will depend on original one. This question discusses ...
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2answers
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Automatically coloring plot labels the same as the plotted curves

Here is an example of a ListLinePlot. How can get the text of the PlotLabels option to be the same as the colors automatically ...
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1answer
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How to test if file exists on the front end machine?

When using a remote Mathematica kernel, how can you test if a file exists on the local front end machine? Of course FileExistsQ cannot be used in this scenario, ...
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Extracting Color Options from BarChart

I would like to extract the colors (i.e., obtain RGBColor[] or other full specification) of the different colors used in a bar chart such as this ...
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1answer
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Set PlotTheme globally?

Can one set a default PlotTheme globally? While I recognize one can make lots of workarounds to sort of do this: Go to ...
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Problem with PlotLegends in Manipulate

Please consider this simple code: Manipulate[ Plot[{a Sin[x], a Cos[x]}, {x, 0, 2 Pi}, PlotLegends -> "Expressions"], {a, 1, 2}] Mathematica returns this ...
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default color scheme in `Histogram` in version 10 [duplicate]

I need to use the default scheme of Histogram in version 10 but cannot get this information. I know the default scheme used in ...
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Match light-shaded colors to plot themes for RegionPlot

I have a problem very similar to the one in the following topic: Match colors to plot themes. I want to extract the color of a plot for the corresponding legend. However, as I use a RegionPlot I am ...