painbow: Use XKCD's "Painbow" Colormap in ggplot2

XKCD described a supposedly "bad" colormap that it called a "Painbow" (see <>). But simple tests demonstrate that under some circumstances, the colormap can perform very well, and people can find information that is difficult to detect with the ggplot2 default and even supposedly "good" colormaps like viridis. This library let's you use the Painbow in your own ggplot graphs.

Version: 1.0.1
Depends: R (≥ 2.10)
Imports: ggplot2
Suggests: knitr, patchwork, spelling, rmarkdown
Published: 2021-11-11
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.painbow
Author: Steve Haroz
Maintainer: Steve Haroz <painbow at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: no
Language: en-US
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: painbow results


Reference manual: painbow.pdf


Package source: painbow_1.0.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): painbow_1.0.1.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): painbow_1.0.1.tgz, r-release (x86_64): painbow_1.0.1.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): painbow_1.0.1.tgz


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