Hey guys, I am a noob,

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(Kyle bostick) #1

Hey guys, I am a noob, so i’m sure this is a dumb question but Is there a way to cycle through colors in a palette without blending the colors, so as an example i have an orange and purple color palette, but it goes from orange to pink to purple instead of just purple.

(Jason Coon) #2

By default, color palettes will interpolate colors between those specified. If you don’t want interpolation, I think you can just manually specify all 16 colors, like this: https://github.com/FastLED/FastLED/blob/master/examples/ColorPalette/ColorPalette.ino#L126

(Chris Parton) #3

You can also try the NOBLEND blending type, which you can pass in as a fourth argument to the ColorFromPalette function. See https://github.com/FastLED/FastLED/blob/master/examples/ColorPalette/ColorPalette.ino for an example.

Good luck!

(Paul Guthrie) #4

What @Jason_Coon said. You just treat it as an array and step through the colors in a for loop, without using ColorFromPalette.

(Andrew Tuline) #5

Here’s some information on using the FastLED fill_gradient command.
For this, I’d like to use the CHSV colour scale, which ranges from 0 - 255. If you wrap the ends around, you get a continuous circle. Here’s some fill gradient examples you can use:

Here’s a complete fill_gradient example:

(Kyle bostick) #6

Thank you guys for the responses I will try to give that a shot