colors(name)

Return RGB color triplet for a color name.

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Updated 21 Mar 2016

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This uses R-colors table to translate color names to RGB [0-1] triplets.
examples:
colors
Opens a figure with all colors. Click on one to know its name and RGB triplet.

colors('violet')
ans =
0.9333 0.5098 0.9333

colors({'blue4','orchid'})
ans =
0 0 0.5451
0.8549 0.4392 0.8392

Cite As

Maximilien Chaumon (2023). colors(name) (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/56006-colors-name), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2014b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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Inspired: Convert between RGB and Color Names

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1.0.0.0

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