The HTML Color Picker

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You may want to change the color of your background or text or other items you set up in your HTML templates. Specifying colors in HTML is just plain weird. You have to do it like so:


That, believe it or not, is "RED" in HTML-ese. It's three hex numbers, one each for the Red, Green and Blue components of the color you want to specify.

Easy? Yeah. As if.

So when you need to specify a color, try this instead:

Click Help on the menu bar and choose HTML Color Picker.

Click Choose Color.

Pick the color you want from the standard Windows color browser, then click OK.

Friday puts the HTML-esian version of the color into the text box and also pops it onto the clipboard so you can paste it into your template or answer.

Click Cancel when you're done using the Color Picker.

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Last edited on 11/1/2004 1:56:47 AM

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