> From: "Sam Carter" [EMAIL-REMOVED]>
> I've played hit or miss picking text colors to improve the contrast,
> but I wonder if there may be an algorithm to choose a complimentary
> color and luminosity to achieve the highest level of contrast (or text
"This is an excerpt from Chapter 2 of 'Web Graphics for Non-
Designers', by glasshaus, (ISBN: 1904151159, copyright
glasshaus 2002). It introduces the basics of color theory, choosing
color schemes that work, and good practice when dealing with
color on the Web."
please note, i'm biased since i wrote for that book, and the guy
who wrote that chapter is a friend...
also, this discussion came up on evolt.org's mailing list last week
or so... here's a link to the original post in the archives, you'll want
to then surf the thread:
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