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Re: [Mathematica 6.0.1] Confusing documentation on ColorData, where

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  • Subject: [mg81037] Re: [Mathematica 6.0.1] Confusing documentation on ColorData, where
  • From: Helen Read <read at math.uvm.edu>
  • Date: Sun, 9 Sep 2007 06:09:08 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <fbqqht$787$1@smc.vnet.net>

Nasser Abbasi wrote:
> ref/ColorData  says
> 
> "ColorData[]
>      gives a list of names collections of color schemes"
> 
> But When I type ColorData[] nothing really comes up.
> 
> Also, in ref/ColorFunction it says (2/3 down the first page)  it says
> 
> " The list of possible color function names is given by 
> ColorData["Gradients"] "
> 
> I am basically looking for names of ColorFunctions that I can use with
> 
>            ContourPlot[....,ColorFunction->??]
> 
> I'd like to get a list of such names to try them out. Something like in this 
> example
> 
>    Plot3D[Sin[x*y], {x, 0, 3}, {y, 0, 3}, ColorFunction -> 
> "BlueGreenYellow"]

Did you look at the Color Schemes Palette?

--
Helen Read
University of Vermont


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