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gnuplot palettes

Level: Beginner
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It can be helpful to use a defined color palette for three dimensional map plots. For example, if your data ranges from -2 to 2, you can make the positive and negative values, as well as zero, obvious by using a scale like this:

set palette defined (-2 "blue", 0 "white", 2 "green")
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