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Color Text

Post by Nostradamus » Jul 24th 2004, 2:19 am

From the forum PHP FAQ:
Changing the colour of text is achieved by wrapping it in [color=][/color]. You can specify either a recognised colour name (eg. red, blue, yellow, etc.) or the hexadecimal triplet alternative, eg. #FFFFFF, #000000.
I've always used the color names, but is there an advantage to using the hexadecimal system, like more shades and hues? And if so, how does one know what code to enter for a desired color?

Just curious...

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Post by Nostradamus » Jul 24th 2004, 2:43 am

:oops:

Heh, I did a Google search and found an explanation in seconds. This is an article summing up the hexadecimal color code with a nifty chart. Here is a further explanation of the 256-color palette.

I'm still learning, but I think I can make it work now...

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Post by Sascha (sab) » Jul 24th 2004, 5:09 am

This is also a nice site with tools (especially the interactive html color mixer) that help you selecting or displaying all possible colors.

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Post by Nostradamus » Jul 25th 2004, 6:57 am

Wow, nifty! Thanks.
I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.
-- Clarence Darrow

I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.
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