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Hi, If I see a colour on a webpage I like, how can I find out the hex code of that colour? For example, I can't make images with transparent backgrounds on my image editor, so I want to make the background colour the same as the background colour of my wiki (which is just starting up, you can view it here). How can I find out the code for that colour so that I can reproduce it? Thanks

Kiwiatwikia (talk) 22:41, September 19, 2012 (UTC)

It isn't always possible to find the hex-code. The easiest way to find the hex-code is to download the image or take a screenshot capture of the webpage. Open the image in a graphics program like Gimp and then use the color selector tool to identify the color. However, security might prevent you from getting the image or screenshot in a way that can be opened in a graphics program.
The next best way is to use the color selector tool and guess at approximately what the color is. Then make adjustments to the hex-code until it matches. This is a tedious process and doesn't always result in an accurate match but if some internet security is preventing you from directly accessing the image, then this is the only alternative. I'd recommend starting with a hex code like E0DFAB. That's just a guess but it's close. Or search this site for colors like Latte, Tan or Pewter. I wish I could be more helpful. --Bejjinks (talk) 18:53, September 21, 2012 (UTC)
Thank you! I got it by taking ascreenshot. My image editor doesn't use hexcode, either, so I used RGB, then this website to convert it! You were close, it's DFDBC3. Thanks again! --Kiwiatwikia (talk) 00:24, September 22, 2012 (UTC)
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