As of Version 6.0, ColorOutput has been superseded by ColorFunction, ColorData, and related functions.


is an option for graphics functions that specifies the type of color output to produce.


  • Possible settings are:
  • Automaticuse whatever color directives are given
    Noneconvert to monochrome
    CMYKColorconvert to CMYKColor
    GrayLevelconvert to GrayLevel
    RGBColorconvert to RGBColor
    fconvert using the function f
  • Mathematica performs color conversions using approximations to typical primary display and printing colors.

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Introduced in 1991
| Updated in 1996