|MATLAB Function Reference|
Brighten or darken colormap
brighten increases or decreases the color intensities in a colormap. The modified colormap is brighter if
0 < beta < 1 and darker if
-1 < beta < 0.
replaces the current colormap with a brighter or darker colormap of essentially the same colors.
brighten(beta), followed by
beta < 1, restores the original map.
brightens all objects that are children of the figure having the handle
newmap = brighten(beta)
returns a brighter or darker version of the current colormap without changing the display.
newmap = brighten(cmap,beta)
returns a brighter or darker version of the colormap
cmap without changing the display.
Brighten and then darken the current colormap:
The values in the colormap are raised to the power of gamma, where gamma is
brighten has no effect on graphics objects defined with true color.
Color Operations for related functions
Altering Colormaps for more information