changing object colour references from hex to rgb

Terry Judd tsj at unimelb.edu.au
Tue Sep 6 02:56:48 CDT 2011


Hey thanks Mark, that looks quite straightforward!

Best regards,

Terry...

On 06/09/2011, at 05:51 PM, Mark Schonewille wrote:

> Hi Terry,
> 
> There might be a way, something like mouseColor for example, but it is easier to convert them: baseConvert(char 2 to 3 of myHex,16,10) & comma & baseConvert(char 4 to 5 of myHex,16,10) & comma & baseConvert(char 6 to 7 of myHex,16,10).
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> On 6 sep 2011, at 09:38, Terry Judd wrote:
> 
>> OK, I want to set the background of some objects to a hex value - easy enough - but then at a later stage I want to compare an RGB colour value with them to see if there is a match. However, if I set the colour using a hex value the queried value for the object remains as a hex value. Is there any way I can force the queried value to report as an RGB triplet, or do I need to programmatically convert them?
>> 
>> Terry...
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