19.4 Recognised color names

The following is a complete list of the color names which Pyxplot recognises in the set textcolor, set axescolor commands, and in the colors section of its configuration file. A color chart of these can be found in Appendix 17. All color names are case insensitive.

greenYellow, yellow, goldenrod, dandelion, apricot, peach, melon,
yellowOrange, orange, burntOrange, bittersweet, redOrange,
mahogany, maroon, brickRed, red, orangeRed, rubineRed,
wildStrawberry, salmon, carnationPink, magenta, violetRed,
rhodamine, mulberry, redViolet, fuchsia, lavender, thistle,
orchid, darkOrchid, purple, plum, violet, royalPurple,
blueViolet, periwinkle, cadetBlue, cornflowerBlue, midnightBlue,
navyBlue, royalBlue, blue, cerulean, cyan, processBlue, skyBlue,
turquoise, tealBlue, aquamarine, blueGreen, emerald, jungleGreen,
seaGreen, green, forestGreen, pineGreen, limeGreen, yellowGreen,
springGreen, oliveGreen, rawSienna, sepia, brown, tan, gray,
grey, black, white.

In addition, a scale of 100 shades of grey is available, ranging from grey00, which is black, to grey99, which is very nearly white. The US spelling, gray??, is also accepted.

Arbitrary colors may be specified in the forms rgb0:0:0, hsb0:0:0 or cmyk0:0:0:0, where the colon-separated zeros should be replaced by values in the range of 0 to 1 to represent the components of the desired color in RGB, HSB or CMYK space respectively.