This video explores the sRBG and scRGB colors-spaces available in Microsoft's Windows Presentation Foundation and highlights how they fit with standard technical color-spaces.
- [Narrator] When you think of the color choices…available for your application,…you probably envision a colorful palette…like this color wheel.…This wheel represents the range of colors…that most of us think of when we are asked…to visualize all the colors.…You won't use all these colors in your app,…so at some point you'll pick a color.…In your application you'll take that color…and paint a section of the UI with it.…To accomplish this task you'll need to use…a concrete implementation of a painting tool.…In WPF this is a solid color brush.…And you'll need a concrete implementation of colors…that works for the user hardware,…especially their computer monitor.…
That color system needs to be complete…and readily usable by developers and designers,…and it needs to look good in the finished application.…Let's go back and look at this color wheel.…It looks like it represents all the colors.…It has red, orange, yellow and green,…and blue and purple,…and it has many variations of those colors.…But it's missing a swath of other colors,…
- Working with brushes
- Painting properties
- Painting in code
- Working with RGB channels
- Using hexadecimal values
- Setting opacity and transparency
- Editing color in the Visual Studio Color Editor
- Using gradient brushes
- Decorating with tiled brushes
- Adding brushes and colors to resources
- Working with opacity masks
Skill Level Intermediate
Windows Presentation Foundation: 2 Layoutwith Walt Ritscher2h 13m Intermediate
1. Brush and Color Overview
3. The Visual Studio Color Editor
4. The Gradient Brushes
5. The Tiled Brushes
6. Brushes and Colors in Resources
7. Opacity Mask
Examples of opacity patterns6m 47s
Next steps1m 11s
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