[R] RColorBrewer Package Color index

Dieter Menne dieter.menne at menne-biomed.de
Wed May 23 09:08:37 CEST 2007

W. Katy <linlicc <at> hotmail.com> writes:

> Can anyone kindly help me with the interpretation of colors in the 
> RColorBrewer Package (brewer.pal) ? 
> For example, in brewer.pal command, when picking up the "RdBu" palette, 
> does red means larger or smaller value?

Conventionally, the redder colors feel warmer, so they are associated with
higher (temperature) values. Try the original page http://colorbrewer.org where
you can experiment with the color sets and receive recommendations on their use.


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