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Mastering QGIS by GISP Dr. John Van Hoesen, GISP Dr. Richard Smith Jr., GISP Kurt Menke, Dr. Luigi Pirelli

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Managing color ramps

Color ramps are used in multiple applications when styling data. A color ramp is a series of continuous or discrete colors that can be applied to raster or vector data values. QGIS contains a number of color ramps that are ready to use and also allows you to add new color ramps. In this section, we will first demonstrate how to manage the QGIS color ramp collection and then how to add new color ramps.

Managing the QGIS color ramp collection

Color ramps can be managed and created using the Style Manager window. The Style Manager window provides an interface to manage the marker, line, fill, and color ramps that are available in the Style tab of the layer property window. To open the Style Manager, navigate to Settings | Style ...

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