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# Blend

 Blendgives a color obtained by blending a fraction of color and x of color . Blend linearly interpolates between colors as x varies from 0 to 1. Blend interpolates to give when . Blendblends all the , using fraction of color . Blend blends equal fractions of all the .
• In Blend the are normalized to have total 1. »
• Blend implements additive color mixing, as appropriate for color light sources or light-generating displays.
Blend two colors by fractions:
Generate an array of blended colors ranging from red to blue:
Represent the height as a blend from yellow to purple:
Average two colors equally:
Blend two colors by fractions:
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Generate an array of blended colors ranging from red to blue:
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Represent the height as a blend from yellow to purple:
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Average two colors equally:
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Linear interpolation between two colors:
Linear interpolation between two colors and two opacities:
Linear interpolation between multiple colors uniformly:
Linear interpolation between colors at specific values:
Blending colors with equal weights:
Blending colors with specified weights:
Different colors can be given at the single position to generate discontinuity:
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Use Blend to construct a ColorFunction from base colors:
The weights are always normalized, so that the sum becomes 1:
The position values are always sorted:
When colors are specified using the same color space, that space is used for interpolation:
When colors are specified using different color spaces, interpolation happens in the RGB space:
Lighter is a special case of Blend:
Darker is a special case of Blend:
ColorData contains a large number of predefined Blend colors called :
Gradients can be called by their names only:
Polygon supports equal weight blending of VertexColors:
Values outside of the 0, 1 range will be clipped:
In plot functions, use ColorFunctionScaling to control global scaling of variables:
Use Blend with plots to generate synthesized textures:
Simulated colors of stars:
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