As of Version 6.0, DefaultColor has been superseded by the more general option BaseStyle.


is an option for graphics functions that specifies the default color to use for lines, points, etc.


  • The setting for DefaultColor must be a CMYKColor, GrayLevel, Hue, or RGBColor directive.
  • The default setting is DefaultColor->Automatic, which gives a default color complementary to the background specified.

See Also

Prolog  Background  FontColor  BaseStyle

Introduced in 1991