Matching Colors On WinXP

Scott Rossi scott at
Sun Mar 26 12:54:53 EST 2006

Recently, Rob Cozens wrote:

> When I was developing on a Mac, I often used the Color Picker's
> "magnifying glass" to select a color I wanted to match in an image or
> some other control.  It seems the best XP's Color Picker will do is
> allow me to identify "Custom Colors" by hue, saturation, etc.
> How do I match an existing color?

One way is the mouseColor function.

Another way is any of several 3rd party color pickers available from Rev
list members, including us ("tm|color" is available in the Media section of
our site

Best Regards,

Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design
E: scott at

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