Lt. Commander
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# 41
05-25-2010, 01:10 PM
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Originally Posted by mhighison View Post
Some sort of text based label for the color would be a good idea to add to help colorblind players.

Lots of colors would be hard to label. There are many colors for some palettes, so maybe just a hue label? (Red, Orange, etc)


Any other ideas?
How about you use a hue then a numerical denomination to list how light and dark it is.

Then some specific colors could be named like "Red shirt red" and "Engineering gold" and "Science blue" This way people who want the classic colors can find them easily.
Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 42
05-31-2010, 09:15 PM
I also support this initiative. Being Red-Green colour deficient myself, I've taken to screencapping the colour palette and opening it in photoshop so I can read the RGB values.

Having even an RGB value tooltip would be excellent, as I too don't understand the fascination with naming colours after bizarre things like "Stained Pomegranate".
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