are great. There are also lots of great colours. There are sometimes when you
see a colour in which you do not know the name of the colour. Today we are
going to learn using a software, Pixie to automatically know the colour by just
placing your cursor over it.
Pixie Software determines color when a cursor is been placed on it, it comes
with keyboard shortcut or hotkeys so as user can easily copy the colour modes
characteristics in order to be able to recreate or make the colour.
is a portable edition of Pixie. It does not require installation. Simply copy
the executable file to any convenient location and run it
are different of colour modes,
stands for the Cyan, Magenta and Yellow.
stands for the Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Key/Black.
stands for the Red, Green and Blue.
stands for the Hue, Saturation and Brightness.
stands for the Hue, Saturation and Lightness.
stands for the Hue, Saturation and Value.
stands for Lightness, Green-Red and Blue-Yellow.
stands for the hypertext markup language.
Pixie software determines colour modes in pixel, HEX, HTML, RGB, CMYK and HSV
is a colour picker made for Web designers, graphic artists and anybody who
works with images and colours.
determine colour on our computer automatically by just placing our cursor over
colour to know the characteristics and the colour name and type.
need to download the software, Pixie.
comes in a Zip file, so we need to extract the zip file, the software pixie is
inside then you launch it.
cursor towards a program, it will automatically pick the colour and so you
could easily use it. For example the colour of a particular area of my desktop
is when I placed my cursor on the fireworks.
here, you could go to any graphics editor, graphics program or photo editor and
use this information to produce the colour.
has some built in keyboard shortcut or hotkeys to enable its user to easily
copy the colour characteristics or pattern, they are:
+ Alt + C: Copy html
+ Alt + X: Colour Mixer
+ Alt + Z: Magnifier
exit the program, place your cursor on the program and you will see the
minimize button and the exit button.