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Re: Confusing documentation on ColorData, where to get list of ColorFunctions ?

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  • Subject: [mg81039] Re: Confusing documentation on ColorData, where to get list of ColorFunctions ?
  • From: Syd Geraghty <sydgeraghty at mac.com>
  • Date: Sun, 9 Sep 2007 06:10:10 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200709070611.CAA06993@smc.vnet.net>

Nasser,

I get a list output ... {"Gradients", "Indexed", "Named", "Physical"}  
from evaluating ColorData (V6 on MacBook Pro)

After a little searching I found "guide/ColorSchemes" gives the  
information I think you are looking for in online help.

Syd Geraghty




On Sep 6, 2007, at 11:11 PM, 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"]
>
> Thanks,
> Nasser
>
>



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