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cmap2gray

Convert RGB colormap to grayscale colormap

    Description

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    newmap = cmap2gray(map) converts the RGB colormap map into the equivalent grayscale colormap newmap.

    Examples

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    Load an indexed image with its colormap into the workspace. The load command returns a structure containing the image data and the colormap. View the image.

    indImage = load('clown.mat');
    figure
    imshow(indImage.X,indImage.map)

    Convert the RGB colormap that came with the image into a grayscale colormap.

    newmap = cmap2gray(indImage.map);

    Display the image with the grayscale colormap.

    figure;
    imshow(indImage.X,newmap)

    Input Arguments

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    RGB colormap, specified as a c-by-3 numeric matrix with values in the range [0, 1]. Each row of map is a three-element RGB triplet that specifies the red, green, and blue components of a single color of the colormap.

    If you have Parallel Computing Toolbox™ installed, map can also be a gpuArray.

    Data Types: double

    Output Arguments

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    Grayscale colormap, returned as a c-by-3 numeric matrix with values in the range [0, 1]. The three columns of newmap are identical, so that each row specifies a single intensity value.

    If you have Parallel Computing Toolbox installed, then newmap can also be a gpuArray.

    Data Types: double

    Extended Capabilities

    C/C++ Code Generation
    Generate C and C++ code using MATLAB® Coder™.

    See Also

    | | | (Image Processing Toolbox)

    Introduced in R2020b