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Aide Scilab >> Bibliothèque graphique > Gestion des couleurs > getcolor


opens a dialog to show colors in the current colormap

Calling Sequence




string, dialog title.


initial selected color id. Default value is 1.


selected color id or [] if the selection is cancelled.


getcolor opens a window displaying the palette of the current colormap. The user can click on a color to show its id and RGB values. getcolor returns the id of the selected color or [] if the "Cancel" button has been clicked or the window closed.

See Also

  • color — returns the color id of a color
  • colormap — using colormaps
  • getmark — dialog to select mark (symbol). Obsolete function
  • getfont — dialog to select font . Obsolete function.
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