colortools (version 0.1.5)

square: Square color scheme

Description

The square color scheme is similar to the tetradic scheme, but with all four colors spaced around the color circle.

Usage

square(color, plot = TRUE, bg = "white", labcol = NULL, cex = 0.8, title = TRUE)

Arguments

color
an R color name or a color in hexadecimal notation
plot
logical value indicating whether to plot a color wheel with the generated scheme
bg
background color of the plot. Used only when plot=TRUE
labcol
color for the labels (i.e. names of the colors). Used only when plot=TRUE
cex
numeric value indicating the character expansion of the labels
title
logical value indicating whether to display a title in the plot. Used only when plot=TRUE

Value

A character vector with the given color and the square scheme colors in hexadecimal notation

Details

The square colors are obtained following a color wheel with 12 colors, each one spaced at 30 degrees from each other. Square color schemes tend to work best if you let one color be dominant

See Also

complementary, adjacent, triadic, tetradic

Examples

# square color scheme for 'tomato'
square("tomato")