Understand Web Color for Web Design in Photoshop CS6


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Understanding web color

When working with color on the web you have to understand that it is represented in a completely different way that you're probably not used to. If you are a traditional designer, chances are you're used to dealing with color in terms of standard RGB and CMYK values, wherein you have a numerical value assigned to a various color channel indicating how much of that color is represented in the overall appearance. On the web we have another system of color known as hexadecimal or hex codes. Hex color codes consist of six values, each of which refers to an amount of color that is present in the overall appearance.

In the example that I'm showing you here onscreen I'm showing you the hex code for black, which is 000000. The number sign at the beginning of a hex code indicates your web browser that there is color being defined. You don't have to worry about that in Photoshop necessarily, but you will have to remember that if you are typing out HTML or CSS. Each color in the R...

Understanding web color
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Understanding web color provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Web Design (2012)

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