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add new colors to the current colormap





ids of the colors defined in c in the new color table.


matrix with 3 columns, RGB color definition.


addcolor adds new colors given in the c argument to the current colormap. c must be a matrix with 3 columns [R G B]R is red component, G is green component, B is blue component). Each entry in c must be a non negative number less or equal to 1.

The ids of the new colors are returned into new.

If a color defined in c is already present in the current colormap it is not added.


h = gcf();
h.color_map = jetcolormap(16);

See also

  • colormap — using colormaps
  • name2rgb — returns the RGB values of a named color
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