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Re: coloured contour plots

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  • Subject: [mg32945] Re: coloured contour plots
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 02:06:56 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
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the Contour.m package from Tom Wickham Jones can do
this. Just get it from MathSource


Devendra.Natekar at Colorado.EDU wrote:
> Hi
> I am trying to generate coloured contour plots from a certain set of data I have
> However one of my requirements is that the underlying shape of the plot should
> be that of the geometry which I have.
> In other words I want a coloured contour plot on an arbitrary underlying shape
> and not a quadrilateral.
> Currently I am using:
> Show[Graphics[({Hue[hued11[[#1 + 1, 1]]*2], PointSize[0.02],
>             Point[finpos[[#1 + 1]]]} &) /@ Range[0, rmgpt - 1, 1],
>     AspectRatio -> Automatic]]
> This plots the data points at the co-ordinates given in the array "finpos" and
> gives them a colour specified by the array "hued11". However the plot is not
> continous and made up of a series of points.
> Is it possible to generate a continous plot having arbitrary shape and not a
> square or a cube contour plot?
> Thanks
> Deven
> The philosopher has never killed any priests,
> whereas the priest has killed a great many philosophers.
>                                                   -----Denis Diderot

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