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What Color is That?

On a Mac,there’s a little-known utility that’s installed by default called “Digital Color Meter”,which will show you the current color (in hex,or an RGB tuple) of anything on the screen under the mouse cursor. A nice built-in option for anyone using OS X in addition to the fabulous FF add-on Colorzilla.

In the second screen shot,you’ll see the value of Red,Green and Blue for the light yellow swatch I had the cursor hovering over. Just combine each of the three numbers to get your six digit Hex number. No need to dig around in the CSS or HTML on a page to find the number value of a color you like,and may want to test out in your own digital design.

Locating Mac's Digital Color Meter App on your Computer

Locating Mac's Digital Color Meter App on your Computer

RGB Hex Value Demo using Mac's Digital Color Meter App

RGB Hex Value Demo using Mac's Digital Color Meter App