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Topic: filling plot symbols with a gradient?
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Re: filling plot symbols with a gradient?
Posted: Jan 31, 2013 2:47 PM
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On 1/31/2013 12:33 PM, Peter Mao wrote:
> is it possible to fill plot symbols with a gradient in the color,
> instead of a flat color?
> For a presentation, I'd like to put on my plots a circle representing a
> 3-sigma error with the color going from black to white with the grey
> level correlated to the gaussian amplitude as a function of radius.
> my fallback is to just show the 1 and 3 sigma contours

You'd have to draw the individual markers unless the error is constant
as there's only a single marker object for the line. There are the
'Marker[Face|Edge]Color' properties; whether it accepts the range of
options a patch object in general does I've not investigated specifically.

It's certainly doable as a standalone addition to the plot of course if
you're willing to work on it some...


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