Re: [R] How to plot curves with more than 8 colors

From: Earl F. Glynn <efg_at_stowers-institute.org>
Date: Fri 30 Dec 2005 - 07:12:16 EST

"Don MacQueen" <macq@llnl.gov> wrote in message news:p06210200bfd9c680fda6@[128.115.153.6]...
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> I have found this little function useful when trying to choose colors:

FWIW: To choose colors, this page
http://research.stowers-institute.org/efg/R/Color/Chart/index.htm and PDF
http://research.stowers-institute.org/efg/R/Color/Chart/ColorChart.pdf can be used to view the "named" colors in R, along with RGB information in decimal or hex.

Not everyone can "see" the same colors. In particular, about 7% of males have some color blindness, especially red-green. See some of the links under "Color Blindness":
http://www.efg2.com/Lab/Library/Color/index.html

Not all devices have the same color "gamut". That is, not all devices can display the same ranges of colors:
http://www.efg2.com/Lab/Library/Color/Science.htm#gamuts Matching color between the screen and printers can be a problem.

efg



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