Choosing the right colors for graphics is vital for good data visualization. There are 657 colors defined in R using color names. The names of these colors can be obtained using the R command:
Some examples of color names in R include exotic sounding ones such as ‘steelblue1’, ‘thistle’, ‘mintcream’ and so on! But how do these colors actually look onscreen?
I developed this app as a course project for the ‘Developing Data Products’ course from Coursera and since then have used it various times to choose colors for my graphs!