Join Eric Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Defining color in CSS, part of CSS Web Site Design.
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In this video we're going to talk about the five ways to define color in CSS. The first one, you've already seen, or at least if you've watched…the preview video, that's keywords, things like black, or White, or teal, or orange,…just very civil names describe the color that they are creating.…There's a limited list of those, which we'll see in just a moment. We also have a Hex, or hexadecimal,…which there's an example here of CC3300…and then the short hexadecimal version.…You can show things down basically, under certain circumstances,…and we also have our RGB Decimal notation.…
For RGB values, you have the RGB with parentheses and inside of these parentheses …you put the actual color that you want, in this case the decimal 204, 51, 0, or if you're going to use percentages, use something like 80%, 20%, 0%.…Let's look at the keywords for a moment, there's a list of 17 keywords in CSS 2.1. In previous to CSS 2.1 there was actually a list of 16, …but 2.1 added orange. So, sometimes we refer to CSS 2.1 as CSS, now with orange.…
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5. Adding Colors and Backgrounds
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8. Creating Tables
9. Styling for Print
10. Bringing It All Together
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