How do I find the rgb values for colors defined by their name: e.g. blue, green, yellow etc.
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Mon Dec 9 20:21:36 EST 2013
Peter Haworth wrote:
> Hi Jim,
> Sent this earlier but it didn't make it for some reason. This is a
> function that some kind person on the list gave me a while back:
> *function* RGBFromColorName theColor
> * if* theColor is not a color *then* *return* "Error: not a color"
> *create* invisible button
> *if* the result is not empty *then* *return* "Error"
> *set* the backgroundColor of last button to theColor
> *set* the backgroundPixel of last button to the backgroundPixel of last
> *get* the backgroundColor of last button
> *delete* last button
> *return* it
> *end* RGBFromColorName
For greater robustness and a modest performance boost you could use the
templateButton rather than creating a new physical button.
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