[Matplotlib-users] Trying to reproduce plot with a certain colormap

Klymak Jody jklymak at uvic.ca
Fri Aug 11 15:17:53 EDT 2017


This image has pretty clearly been converted to CMYK hence the dullness. Pretty convinced that's what jet looks like after a CMYK conversion.  

Cheers.  Jody 

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> On Aug 11, 2017, at 11:51, "vincent.adrien at gmail.com" <vincent.adrien at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> I agree with Ben that it does not look like jet to me: the bright light blue seems to be missing. FWIW, "Spectral" (with a capital S) might be the closest colormap among the built-in ones in Matplotlib, but it is still more “pastel-ish” than Kris´ example.
> 
> Best,
> Adrien
> 
>> On 08/11/2017 11:43 AM, Benjamin Root wrote:
>> Not jet, it doesn't go through cyan. Looks more like coolwarm, to me, or maybe RdYlGn_r (but the yellow isn't right, either...).
>> I am also not completely convinced it was made in matplotlib. The 3d plot's projection isn't the same as mplot3d's projection.
>> On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 2:34 PM, Jody Klymak <jklymak at uvic.ca <mailto:jklymak at uvic.ca>> wrote:
>>    __
>>    Hi Kris,
>>    That one is called “jet”, though it looks like she applied a bit of
>>    a normalization to it to move the (green) center to lower values…
>>    https://matplotlib.org/users/colormapnorms.html
>>    <https://matplotlib.org/users/colormapnorms.html> (see the last
>>    subsection: “Two linear ranges”)
>>    Cheers, Jody
>>    On 11 Aug 2017, at 11:25, kgb2020 via Matplotlib-users wrote:
>>        Hello everybody,
>>        I have this figure done by a colleague quite a while ago in
>>        matplotlib:
>>        https://image.ibb.co/cxGKSF/tst0.png
>>        <https://image.ibb.co/cxGKSF/tst0.png>
>>        Unfortunately, I no longer have contact with my colleague to ask
>>        the particular colormap she used in matplotlib. I have looked
>>        through the gallery at
>>        https://matplotlib.org/examples/color/colormaps_reference.html
>>        <https://matplotlib.org/examples/color/colormaps_reference.html> but
>>        I am unable to find that colormap she used there.
>>        Can anybody recognize the colormap she used in that plot?
>>        Thank you!
>>        Best, Kris
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