Converting MS Paint Colors to Hex Value

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1. Open up MS Paint

2. Paste in a picture you'd like or if you have made an image you'd like to get the Hex Value for

Say I made a striped background for a layout and want to use its colors for my tables in a layout
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Use Eye-Dropper Tool to click over the stripe wanted

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Then get that color into your 'Edit Colors' window and click 'Define Custom Colors>>'

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You'll note the RGB numbers are there; That is what you'll have to know to convert to Hex Value

6. Go to
and type in the Red, green, and blue numbers under 'DECIMAL'. Then under 'HEXADECIMAL' there will be your Hex Value

7. Repeat for the other stripe(s)/your image

And your done !! =D
Hope this helps!

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try thumbing your images

By Jghelfi on Aug 14, 2008 3:05 pm

some of the layouts are very tricky

By noles16guy on Nov 13, 2006 3:49 pm

Thanks for the tutorial!I have been wondering how to do this for the longest time...

By cowsarecool on Nov 12, 2006 3:53 pm think they're the same, but Frankie's is more in-depth.

By Eryi on Nov 12, 2006 8:40 am

nice tutorial.very helpful

By showstopper! on Nov 11, 2006 4:40 pm

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