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

4.
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Then get that color into your 'Edit Colors' window and click 'Define Custom Colors>>'

5.
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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
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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
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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

http://www.createblog.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=121480I 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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