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The numerical definition of colours for web. Hexadecimal (=consisting of six numbers) refers to RGB values. There are also a shorthand method consisting of three numbers.

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Is there a program or tool that can determine the alpha value of a color given it's background and foreground color

I have a color that has a HEX value of 180031 or rgb(24, 0, 49). However, the color is supposed to be a shade of purple with a black background, but I don't know what the alpha value is. Is there a ...
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How to find out lower opacity color?

Is there any way to find a similar color code when reducing the opacity of any color? For example:
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Choose colours by hex code when filling unbounded areas in Inkscape

I am trying to use the 'fill bounded areas' feature in Inkscape, but it only appears to let me choose from the pre-configured colour selection. How do I specify exactly which colour I want using a HEX ...
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How can I easily convert a plaintext list of HEX values to an adobe ACO/ASE color palette file?

I have a list of colors in #XXXXXX format. How can I convert this list into a swatch (aco/ase) file? If it's not possible I'll settle for converting to an image. Any help would be awesome. Thank you.
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How do I Convert a 8 Bit Colour Code Into a Normal Hex code?

I have an 8 bit color code in binary like so (RRRGGGBB): 00011001 I need to be able to convert it into a hex code (e.g FFFFFF). What is the best way to convert an 8 bit color code into hex?
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CMYK color difference Illustrator vs. Web

Got a quick question about the difference between CMYK in Adobe Illustrator and the Web generators. I'm just starting out with Adobe Illustrator to create my own logo and brand. The document type is ...
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Too bright HEX color

I've stumbled upon a problem while redesigning a Xd-mockup for a company I work for. They are using the CMYK 56,4,100,0 for alle their offline marketing, which works great for that purpose. But when I ...
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Illustrator is dulling the colours of old files

I wanted to open some old files in Illustrator but when I opened them I found it had changed the colours and dulled them all down. I haven't changed any settings myself, though I believe it's been ...
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Change to exact hex color on image

I am trying to change the color of this image in photoshop with this color: #1B2D40 I followed the tutorials on this post: Changing hex color of a graphic, However, this didn't seem to work to replace ...
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How can I ensure that gimp exports the right (solid) color?

Steps to reproduce issue: create a new document fill layer with solid color (#4b4b6b) export as jpg (File > Export) New JPG color is #4b4c6b (i.e. not the same, notice the 3rd character) When ...
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What's the Hex or RGB color for these buttons [closed]

I've been trying to find the hex rgb color code for color being used for these buttons. Specifically, the very firts button with rounded corners. I've been searching colorswall.com or other similar ...
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Adobe Illustrator Color Error

When I put a a color hex #ff00ff inside Ai, the hex number stays the same but the color gets darker and less neon. I've checked and the document was created in RGB mode, and I switched to CMYK and ...
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Is there a loss of quality when converting RGB to HEX?

The graphic designer sent me the colors in RGB, I know I can convert to hex easily, but last time I tried to do that, RGBA to HEX on another website I noticed a slight difference so I ended up using ...
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Is it some kind of bugs that cause Adobe Illustrator to have issue with colors?

I was trying to change the fill color of my grouped objects. I tried to input a hex color code I copied from the internet but it didn't work at first try. Instead, I got a grey hue. Even though, It ...
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Font With 256 Distinguishable Characters (For Binary Files)

I am creating a hexadecimal binary file editor similar to https://hexed.it/. However, for my text editor, I would like to have there be a separate distinguishable character for each of the 256 ...
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Should a Hex value match its RGB value in a Brand Guideline document?

Our organisation is using a brand guidelines document (produced externally) where the hex values and the RGB values of corresponding colors do not match. Both RGB values and hex values use the same ...
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Need an indefinite amount of distinct colors, how should I pick them? [closed]

I'm working on a web application where I need a bunch of random colors that are different from each other. Just for simplicity sake, let's say I want the user to input a number. This is the amount of ...
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Fill color (Hex) value as variable to be used in data set?

I am trying to build out a bunch of icons with different 2 letter values as well as a different background fill color. I have the data set with a name, hex code color, and the 2 letters. Is there ...
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What do I need to manipulate in GIMP to follow these specific color patterns I'm working with?

I am using GIMP and my images are appearing darker in an app I'm using, specifically OOTP 18. For example, my blue #0054a4 displays as a darker blue #003184, when I need it to appear as blue #004295 ...
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What would cause a Hex and RGB value to differ between online and photoshop?

style { background-color: rgb(224,224,195); } Should be the same as: style { background-color: #f4e0c3; } According to Photoshop which I checked a few times: But when I use the RGB value in my CSS ...
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How much each color plays in contributing in the determination of the overall brightness in hex notation [closed]

What color does it has the most light component between #010101 or just #000001?? edit For brightness I mean the nearness to the white (nearest to FF in hex). At the time of the question I wanted ...
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Why is the hex color in my PNG different from the same hex code in browser?

Here is an issue which I can't seem to solve: I have a PNG image with a small blue triangle. It's an asset used for a website that I'm creating with a developer. The appearance of its blue is a bit ...
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Is it possible to revert preapplied alpha blend and find original color?

I have a color 0xADADAD, it was originally white, now it's grey, because it's been alpha blended with 30%(0.3 alpha) black + the unknown original value. In this case I know from lots of trial and ...
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How to make a given color a bit darker or lighter?

I have this picture: The arrows show two different colors but in fact they should be same color but a bit lighter or darker. I made this screen-shot of the application I make and the brownish color ...
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How to apply the difference between 2 colors to another color?

I have 2 objects that differs in color (Dark / Light variant). I want to create the same 2 objects but in another color scheme (Red, Green, Orange, Purple, ...) This can normally be done by chaning ...
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Changing hex color of a graphic

I have this graphic. I need to change the color of the graphic to hex color: 1485cc...is there a way to make this graphic match that particular hex color hue...without me having to have to re create ...
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Same view, different hex codes. Which one is true?

I'm working on Yandex social media covers and the problem is the yellow. First of all, this is my color profile (same with the project owner) And the code given to me is #fedc4a. But when I export ...
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Adobe Illustrator RGB mode: hex colors different than in Inkscape

Until now, I've used Inkscape for creating simple svg illustrations for the web. I've decided recently to give Adobe Illustrator a try. One thing that bugs me in Illustrator are hexcolors: I create ...
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CMYK color related to RGB / hex - different online than in Adobe [duplicate]

I'm working in a palette where for each color I have: - hex value - rgb value - cmyk value I was working with online tools like http://www.color-hex.com/ The thing is, for the same rgb/hex value I ...
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What's a color palette for blue, green, yellow, and red that is legible on both light and dark backgrounds?

I'm developing a program that has both a dark and a light theme. I change the background, but there are color-coordinated labels that I don't want to change the color of. At the moment I'm using the ...
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How to convert an array of HTML colours into into a picture? [closed]

I have an array of colors, for example: A=[['#ff00ff', '#00ff00', '#ffff00', '#00ff00', '#0000ff', '#00ffff', '#00ffff'], ['#0000ff', '#0000ff', '#00ffff', '#00ff00', '#ffff00', '#...
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color hex number

I will start by telling you that I am quite new with Photoshop and I would be grateful if someone could help me. I've made a logo and one of the colours I used, would like to use again and I cannot ...
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Does the eyedropper in Photoshop CS5 behave differently than in CS6?

I'm having this weird issue where I received PSDs to work on, and I'm on a Mac if that has anything to do with it, and I've eye-dropped colors here and there from the darkest pixel whenever the ...
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Mismatched CMYK Values

I have a strange problem with Illustrator. The company I am working with has a stock hex colour - #0074aa (1). According to online conversion sites, this hex code translates to the CMYK of: C: 100 ...
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Why does my hexadecimal color in one browser render differently in another browser?

On the left is how it is rendered in Chrome, and on the right is how it is rendered in Safari. The color in Safari is what I am trying to nail, as determined by Photoshop's eyedropper tool, so it's ...
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Export Photoshop swatch sheet to a human-readable document

I need to export a Photoshop swatch file to a human-readable document with RGB, HSB, HEX values and the name of the swatch. Is there any tool which can export swatches to this kind of a document?
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How to catch a color from clipboard in Photoshop CC

I'm a huge fan of shortcuts that makes my work easier. I have a set of little tricks in my PS that make my work blazing fast, today I was thinking if there is a possibility to put a copied color in ...
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iOS header font

Ok, so I am trying to do my first theme, a Tumblr page theme for bookshelf pages. My vision was basing it on iOS iBooks. There are some minor details which I don't know. I really want to know what ...
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Measure between two hex values

I was curious to know if anyone has used or seen code to measure colors between two hex values. Any language will do but I did see the JavaScript source to determine what HEX value is in RGB. ...
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How to find relation between colors to recreate scheme?

I'm messing around with some premade site designs and I really like the color balance of one, however the scheme is not the color I'm looking for. There are about 30 color variations in it. Is there ...
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Is there an equation to easily convert a color to its matching color in another hue?

I am trying to design a site with a couple color schemes. I am looking for a way to make color schemes that match mathematically. For example, I know that #FF0000 matches perfectly with #00FF00 and #...
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What is the fastest way to copy a colour in Photoshop as HEX?

A lot of designers use Photoshop as a design and mockup tool. And in doing so, one of the last steps can be to get a lot of the colour information out so things like gradients and dynamic text can be ...
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