Re: [artworks] Finding an object colour

  • From: Richard Ashbery <riscos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: artworks@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2010 18:07:59 +0000 (GMT)

In article <50dec16e7briscos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Richard Ashbery
<riscos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> In article <4cc5b5de50.martin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Martin
> Wuerthner <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > In message <50deb3bf0ariscos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Richard Ashbery
> >           <riscos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > > I have two colour objects one is coloured red, the other red
> > > with 95% tint. After returning to the work after a week I've
> > > forgotten which colour I've applied to each object - the
> > > colours look identical on the screen.

> > Select the object, then go to the Fill tool. It shows you the
> > name of the applied colour. Normally, the name of the colour
> > should make it clear whether it is the full red or a tint, but in
> > case of doubt you can view the definition of the applied colour
> > by clicking menu over the field and choosing Edit colour...

> > When applying colours from the colour bar, you can distinguish a
> > tint from a solid colour because the former has a cut off corner.

> Thanks Martin for excellent and rapid reply - I thought I had seen
> this somewhere - I don't use this very useful tool enough to
> remember.

Despite your very good advice above would a lot of programming be
required to indicate the active colour(s) on the colour bar (circle or
other icon) of selected object(s). With colour feedback much time could
be saved with some of the artwork I do.

Sorry to go on about this.



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