On Mon, 17 Nov 2003 10:53:28 -0500
"SsolSsinclair" [EMAIL-REMOVED]> wrote:
> HEX COLORS: is #fff better than #ffffff ?
Computers don't care - it is the same. For me, #fff is simpler,
> and, is it okay to mix 3s and 6s in the same sheet?
> Some HEX colors don't seem to have an abbreviation. In two of the books I'm
I feel this is getting kind of out of control. If you are confused
with just 3 figures, use 6. If not, join the rest of the crew and use 3
figures when possible.
For browsers, it doesn't matter, they are identical. Only small
subset of available colours can be represented with 3 figures - those
that have 3 pairs (00 00 00, cc cc cc etc.). Anything else *must* be
written using 6 figures.
Those that can use abreviations are basically the safest
cross-platform colours. In majority of sites I did, 80% of colours were
> researching the authors call for "RGB" designations. It would seem this
> would give better reliability across platforms and monitors.
Not a chance.
It does not matter how you write the colour code - what matters is
how comps interpret it when they translate that code to something they
understand - 0s and 1s.
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