[rrd-users] Re: Good Colours to use on graphs?

Hugo van der Kooij hvdkooij at vanderkooij.org
Thu Mar 10 20:43:17 MET 2005

On Thu, 10 Mar 2005, Steve Wright wrote:

> I have a total of 20 DS's, and sometimes will want all of these to be
> displayed on a single graph, however, getting the definition between the
> colours is quite akward, so I'm looking for recommendations of colours to be
> used that are very different to each other so I can get a 'clear' graph!

>From a practical point: Anything having over 4 or 5 lines in different
colors twising around each other will be hard to read because some colors
will be too close for comfort.

It depends on the graph at hand to see how much colors one can stand. but
20 sounds like an unpractical number.


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