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Re: Re: Coloring Histograms

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  • Subject: [mg93718] Re: [mg93710] Re: Coloring Histograms
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2008 04:11:35 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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Documented or not, that option does not seem to work with Mathematica 
7.0.  It has been replaced by ChartStyle, which also is applicable to 
other chart-type objects: Pie Chart, BubbleChart, RectangleChart, 
SectorChart, BarChart3D, ... .

Albert Retey wrote:
> Hi,
> 
>> I'm using the Histogram package, calling it by: Needs["Histograms`"]
>>
>> Each histogram keeps coming out in pale blue. I'd like to be able to change 
>> the color of an individual histogram to something else.
>>
>> This way when I combine two histograms on the same graph using "Show" they 
>> will come out in different colors.
>>
>> To plot a single histogram I use the syntax:
>>       Histogram[completeness, FrequencyData -> True]
>>
>> I haven't found a plot option that will acomplish this. Any ideas would be 
>> appreciated.
> 
> 
> Histogram[RandomInteger[{1, 5}, {100}], BarStyle -> Red]
> 
> if you wonder how you can find something like that in cases like
> Histogram, where the documentation is almost nonexistent: look at
> 
> Options[Histogram]
> 
> and then try the possible candidates. Once I found BarStyle, I found
> that this option is documented, but not mentioned in the documentation
> of Histogram...
> 
> hth,
> 
> albert
> 

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