Below is a demonstration of the features of the resampleColormap function


clear; close all; clc;




The function resampleColormap function resamples the input colormap cmap using n steps. Resampling is based on linear interpolation.


Plot settings


Create example data for visualizations


Example: Create and resample your own colormap

Define your own colormap using RGB values (you can search online fpr color charts with rbg values, if given as unit8 number, normalize by deviding by 255).

Create discrete custom colormap

white_rgb=[1 1 1];
red_rgb=[1 0 0];
green_rgb=[0 1 0];
blue_rgb=[0 0 1];
black_rgb=[0 0 0];
rgbData=[white_rgb; red_rgb; green_rgb; blue_rgb; black_rgb];

Resample colormap e.g. using more intermediate colors

n=250; %Number of color levels

Test colormap

cFigure; hold on;
title('Custom colormap');
surf(X,Y,Z); shading interp;
colormap(my_colormap); colorbar;
view(2); axis equal; axis tight; grid on; box on;


Kevin Mattheus Moerman, [email protected]

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