R-beta: Plotting: numeric 'col' colors; col=0, col=1, .. | Nice "funclet"

Thomas Lumley thomas at biostat.washington.edu
Mon Jul 14 18:16:44 CEST 1997

> colors() gives a character vector of length 657 with  possible color names.
> Quite nice; However, 
>  1) how can I find out which of these correspond to col = 2.., K ?
>  2) Wouldn't it be nice if this map was mutable ?

This map probably shouldn't be mutable.  As far as I can tell it is just a
translation of the official X11 color map (found in eg
/usr/lib/X11/rgb.txt).  These color names are understood by quite a lot of
X software (including the motif() and openlook() drivers in S-PLUS).

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