which gray is best for print?

Bob McConnell rvm at CBORD.com
Thu Sep 4 12:16:18 UTC 2008

On Behalf Of Gary Kline
> On Wed September 3 2008 16:26:07 Polytropon wrote:
> > On Wed, 3 Sep 2008 16:14:42 -0700, Gary Kline <kline at thought.org>
> > > Or if there is a color-chooser in ports, that too, altho I haven't
> > > anything in ports/x11 or ports/www.
> > 
> > You may check /usr/ports/x11/xcolorsel, allthough I prefer the
> > color choosing dialog of Gimp which provides a hex readout of
> > the selected color, as well as the RGB or CMY values (last one
> > interesting if you want to print something).
> Yeah, you were right about the xcolorsel being less useful than the
> typed in "333366" and found others that were as nice.  Then found a 
> december.com site with more info.  "000033" is a named and safe color
or ink.
> Still more to back and look at, read up on. 

W3Schools has some color charts at
<http://www.w3schools.com/default.asp> that could be useful. They built
a chart that shows which colors most browsers can understand. They also
have some grey scale charts at the end of their advanced HTML tutorial.

Bob McConnell

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