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Subject: Does Windows Color number have a name?
Thread ID: 416102 Message ID: 416102 # Views: 56 # Ratings: 0
Version: Visual FoxPro 9 Category: Classes and Objects
Date: Sunday, December 21, 2014 5:38:50 PM         
   


Foxite,

When I searched Google, Foxite, and the VFP Hacker's Guide, I could find no
consistent name for the number that results from an RGB calculation. And this
seems kind of weird. LOL.

When you pass the parameter RGB(255,255,255), the LPARAMETER number that's
passed is 16,777,215.  And that is sometimes called the RGB number, but
that's confusing because the RGB numbers are the digital Red, Green, and
Blue numbers.

Although I'll admit that nRGB is understood, the starting point for that number
isn't always an RGB calculation.  It could be calculated from the Hexcolor or HSL
or other source.

Now I feel that number should have a distinct name, but it seems people — even
Microsoft — have avoided giving it a name.

So what should we call it?  If that mysterious number came from the Windows
world, maybe we should call it the WinColor.  What's the answer, colleagues?

Dan B.

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Does Windows Color number have a name? Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/21/2014 5:38:50 PM
RE: Does Windows Color number have a name? Posted by Mike Gagnon @ 12/21/2014 6:45:16 PM
RE: Does Windows Color number have a name? Posted by Stefan Wuebbe @ 12/21/2014 9:58:32 PM
RE: Does Windows Color number have a name? Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/22/2014 3:00:37 PM