How to determine a colour automatically on Your Computer

Colours
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.

The
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.
It
is a portable edition of Pixie. It does not require installation. Simply copy
the executable file to any convenient location and run it
directly
from there.
There
are different of colour modes,  
CMY
stands for the Cyan, Magenta and Yellow.
CMYK
stands for the Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Key/Black.
RGB
stands for the Red, Green and Blue.
HSB
stands for the Hue, Saturation and Brightness.
HSL
stands for the Hue, Saturation and Lightness.
HSV
stands for the Hue, Saturation and Value.
LAB
stands for Lightness, Green-Red and Blue-Yellow.
HTML
stands for the hypertext markup language.
The
Pixie software determines colour modes in pixel, HEX, HTML, RGB, CMYK and HSV
Pixie
is a colour picker made for Web designers, graphic artists and anybody who
works with images and colours.
So let’s learn how to
determine colour on our computer automatically by just placing our cursor over
colour to know the characteristics and the colour name and type.
1.  First of all, you
need to download the software, Pixie.
2.  The Pixie software
comes in a Zip file, so we need to extract the zip file, the software pixie is
inside then you launch it.
Extracted Pixie
Pixie
3.  When you take you
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.
Example with Pixie
Pixel at [406:364]
HEX 0x9AAFF5
HTML #F5AF91
RGB (245,175,154)
CMYK (0, 28, 36, 4)
HSV (13, 38, 96).
From
here, you could go to any graphics editor, graphics program or photo editor and
use this information to produce the colour.
Pixie
has some built in keyboard shortcut or hotkeys to enable its user to easily
copy the colour characteristics or pattern, they are:
Ctrl
+ Alt + C: Copy html
Ctrl
+ Alt + X: Colour Mixer
Ctrl
+ Alt + Z: Magnifier
To
exit the program, place your cursor on the program and you will see the
minimize button and the exit button.
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