Understanding web-safe colors


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Understanding web-safe colors

Graphics created for web sites and interactive design will always be viewed on a computer screen. So that means you will always be working with RGB colors. However, it's important to realize that every device has its own capabilities, meaning some devices and some computer monitors have the ability to display more RGB colors than others. Because of that, we have a concept in web design called web safe colors. In this movie we will talk about web safe colors. We will also talk about whether or not we really need to be concerned about web safe colors nowadays, because more and more devices have the capability to display more and more colors.

More importantly, we will talk about something called hexadecimal. It's the way that we actually define colors in HTML and on the web. So, first let's understand what a web safe color is. Now if you are a designer, you are probably working with a monitor that can display millions of colors. However, that doesn't mean that somebody who i...

Understanding web-safe colors
Video duration: 11m 50s 6h 20m Intermediate

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Understanding web-safe colors provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 for Web and Interactive Design

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