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## -*- texinfo -*-
## @deftypefn {Function File} {} rainbow (@var{n})
## Create color colormap. This colormap is red through orange, yellow, green,
## blue to violet. The argument @var{n} should be a scalar. If it
## is omitted, the length of the current colormap or 64 is assumed.
## @seealso{colormap}
## @end deftypefn
## Author: Kai Habel
function map = rainbow (number)
## this colormap is not part of matlab, it is like the prism
## colormap map but with a continuous map
if (nargin == 0)
number = rows (colormap);
elseif (nargin == 1)
if (! isscalar (number))
error ("rainbow: argument must be a scalar");
endif
else
print_usage ();
endif
if (number == 1)
map = [1, 0, 0];
elseif (number > 1)
x = linspace (0, 1, number)';
r = (x < 2/5) + (x >= 2/5 & x < 3/5) .* (-5 * x + 3)\
+ (x >= 4/5) .* (10/3 * x - 8/3);
g = (x < 2/5) .* (5/2 * x) + (x >= 2/5 & x < 3/5)\
+ (x >= 3/5 & x < 4/5) .* (-5 * x + 4);
b = (x >= 3/5 & x < 4/5) .* (5 * x - 3) + (x >= 4/5);
map = [r, g, b];
else
map = [];
endif
endfunction
/*
@GROUP
image
@SYNTAX
rainbow
@DOC
Create color colormap. This colormap is red through orange, yellow, green,
blue to violet.
@EXAMPLES
.
@SEE
autumn, bone, cool, copper, gray, hot, jet, pink, spring, summer, white, winter
*/