day to day - get web color from graffile to clipboard

3 Jan 2010 - 12:54am
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mcaskey
2008

For the webby folks in the house... How are you getting web colors from your omnigraffle designs, into your stylesheets?

In Adobe proper, I can just double-click the color and a nice #hexadecimal RGB appears for me to copy.

Thanks!

Mike Caskey (Denver Colorado)

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4 Jan 2010 - 10:14am
mcaskey
2008

I have the pro version and still don't know where to grab the hex values.

Thanks for the tip. I'm doing what I think you're suggesting, with the built-in DigitalColor Meter utility on my macbook. I simply hover the color to see its values. Still, this is clunky.

I might need to jump back to Illustrator for my wireframes... even though I love the Konigi wireframe stencils for 'graffle. :)

Mike C.

On Jan 3, 2010, at 4:29 PM, Cliff Tyllick wrote:

> Mike, I haven't yet figured that out. Perhaps the feature is
> available in OmniGraffle Pro, but I haven't found it in the cheaper
> version.
>
> But here's a workaround: Get the Paciello Group's free Colour
> Contrast Analyser for Mac, from http://fwd4.me/A7S. Then use it to
> sample each of the colors you need for your design. You can read the
> hexadecimal values of the sampled colors in the Colour Contrast
> Analyser interface.
>
> It sounds klugier than it really is. Still, I'm puzzled as to why I
> can't quickly find a way to read the hex values from OmniGraffle
> itself.
>
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4 Jan 2010 - 4:09pm
Brian Mclaughlin
2008

May not be the best way...but here is what I have been known to do:

- Take the hex # value. However it is that you are getting that.
- Throw it in PhotoShop and look at the RBG #s that are associated to
it.
- Use the RGB #s in graffile

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