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is an option for ListPlot, Plot, Plot3D and related functions that specifies the default style of filling to be used.
  • FillingStyle->g specifies that all filling should be done by default with the specified graphics directive.
  • Directives can be combined using Directive[g1, g2, ...].
  • FillingStyle->{g-, g+} specifies that the filling should be done with g- when a point, curve or surface lies below the object being filled to, and with g+ when it lies above.
  • Settings of the form {i_k->{p_k,s_k},…} for Filling can be used to override the default style specified by FillingStyle.
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