HTML Colour Groups
paul at livecode.org
Sun May 31 12:59:31 EDT 2020
I’m not sure where these originate from, although I suspect they are from an earlier HTML version than is displayed on w3schools.
After a quick comparison, the missing colours appear to be;
It probably wouldn’t be too difficult to catch these and substitute the Hex codes. It also wouldn’t take too much work to build your own custom list if you needed it, there's a really comprehensive list of colour names on Wikipedia.
It maybe worth a bug report to get the colorNames updated, I wouldn’t expect it to be too high a priority, but it should be an easy fix so you never know.
> On May 31, 2020, at 02:39, Terence Heaford via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> 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.
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