HTML Colour Groups

Mark Wieder ahsoftware at sonic.net
Sun May 31 12:06:27 EDT 2020


On 5/31/20 2:39 AM, Terence Heaford via use-livecode wrote:
> I thought LC supported HTML Colour Names?
> 
> I have been using the Colour Name Groups found here
> 
> https://www.w3schools.com/colors/colors_groups.asp <https://www.w3schools.com/colors/colors_groups.asp>
> 
> and found that some of the colours do not work in LC.
> 
> For example “Crimson” reports an error in LC.
> 
> Can someone explain this anomaly please.

"the colornames" will give you a sorted list of the available colors.

The colors are the standardized X11 color names from the X.org source code.
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/app/rgb/raw/master/rgb.txt

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X11_color_names

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