Web widget that generates range of shades?
July 27, 2004 2:14 PM   Subscribe

Last week I stumbled upon a web widget that would generate a range of lighter and darker shades of an RGB color you input. Now I can't find it.
posted by timeistight to Computers & Internet (11 answers total)
 
Color scheme apart from generating lighter and darker shades, creates coordinated palettes.

See this AskMe thread for more color pickers/schemers.
posted by mnology at 2:29 PM on July 27, 2004


Oh blah, you said RGB...well the schemer is cool anyway.
posted by mnology at 2:30 PM on July 27, 2004


Color Schemer? (diff from mnology's link)
posted by dobbs at 2:36 PM on July 27, 2004


Thanks, but this one gave five (I think) increasingly darker and five increasing lighter shades of the one color. It wasn't complements, just shades.
posted by timeistight at 2:45 PM on July 27, 2004


I know of ColorMatch Remix and EasyRGB.
posted by monju_bosatsu at 2:46 PM on July 27, 2004


Or this?
posted by crunchland at 3:03 PM on July 27, 2004


mnology's got it.
posted by adamrice at 3:27 PM on July 27, 2004


Maybe SLUGS (Simple Little Utility for Generating Schemes) is what you were looking for? Unfortunately, the site I got it from seems to have vanished. It can provide you with a range of five colours either side of the one you select and also ha a neat "screen picker" allowing you to pick a colour from your screen.
posted by dg at 3:28 PM on July 27, 2004


How about this?

Color palette creator
posted by fletchmuy at 3:34 PM on July 27, 2004


That's it! Thanks a million, fletchmuy.

And thanks everyone for those suggestions. Lots of toys to try out.
posted by timeistight at 3:45 PM on July 27, 2004


God, I love this place. I was happily bumbling along with SLUGS ... now I have bunches of other nifty choices I never knew about.

If no one's said it for awhile -- thanx Matt!

ObTopic: ... here's my copy of SLUGS, the program dg mentioned. It has inexplicably disappeared. I think it might have been incorporated into a full-blown Web IDE, maybe.
posted by RavinDave at 5:09 PM on July 27, 2004


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