## Copyright (C) 2013 Adam H Aitkenhead
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## .
## -*- texinfo -*-
## @deftypefn {Function File} {[@var{mapnew}] =} rgbmap (@var{tol}, @var{rlim}, @var{glim}, @var{blim})
## Generate an rgb colormap.
##
## @var{tol} is the maximum step size in the RGB color values. @var{rlim}, @var{glim} and @var{blim}
## define the minimum and maximum of the range of values in each of the RGB color channels.
##
## @seealso{rgb2ind}
## @end deftypefn
## Author: Adam H Aitkenhead
## Created: May 2013
function [mapnew] = rgbmap (tol,rlim,glim,blim)
if tol>1
error ("rgbmap: tol must be <= 1")
end
steprgb = [round( diff (rlim)/tol), round( diff (blim)/tol), round( diff (blim)/tol)];
r = rlim(1):diff (rlim)/steprgb(1):rlim(2);
g = glim(1):diff (glim)/steprgb(2):glim(2);
b = blim(1):diff (blim)/steprgb(3):blim(2);
mapnew = zeros (prod (steprgb),3);
loopi = 0;
for loopr = 1:numel (r)
for loopg = 1:numel (g)
for loopb = 1:numel (b)
loopi = loopi + 1;
mapnew(loopi,:) = [r(loopr),g(loopg),b(loopb)];
end
end
end
endfunction