Showing Available Color Maps


How do you show what color maps are available?


The show command will do this. Note that this method is attached to a VCS canvas object so you have to first initialize a canvas:

>>> import vcs
>>> v = vcs.init()
***********************Colormap Names List*************************
(   1):                AMIP                 ASD             b_and_w
(   4):                cmap            dc_table             default

***********************End Colormap Names List*********************

I'm still trying to figure out exactly what each of the colormap names mean; if you find out, please let me know. If you want to see what these predefined color maps look like, go here.

Notes: This discussion applies to CDAT 3.3.

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Updated: December 6, 2003 by Johnny Lin <email address>. License.