Combining a new level of programmatic support for symbolic color with carefully chosen aesthetic color parametrizations, Mathematica allows a uniquely flexible and compelling approach to color and transparency in graphics and all other forms of display.


RGBColor, Hue, CMYKColor, GrayLevel color models

Lighter, Darker make colors lighter, darker

Blend blend of colors

Color Schemes »

ColorData hundreds of color schemes (gradients, named collections, etc.)

"Gradients"  ▪  "Indexed"  ▪  "Physical"  ▪  "Rainbow"  ▪  "Temperature" ▪ ...

Named Colors

Red ▪ Green ▪ Blue ▪ Black ▪ White ▪ Gray ▪ Cyan ▪ Magenta ▪ Yellow ▪ Brown ▪ Orange ▪ Pink ▪ Purple

LightRed ▪ LightGreen ▪ LightBlue ▪ LightGray ▪ LightCyan ▪ LightMagenta ▪ LightYellow ▪ LightBrown ▪ LightOrange ▪ LightPink ▪ LightPurple


Opacity opacity level (0 for transparent)

Style specify a color for any object

Glow glow color for 3D graphics

Specularity shininess color for 3D graphics

VertexColors, VertexNormals data for color interpolation in polygons

ColorRules rules for determining colors for discrete data

ColorFunction general function for determining colors from coordinates and values

Interactive Color Controls

ColorSetter ▪ ColorSlider

Color Processing of Images »

ImageAdjust ▪ ColorSeparate ▪ ColorNegate ▪ ColorConvert ▪ ...

Import, Export import, export with many color maps, depths, models

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