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CSS3 For Dummies by John Paul Mueller

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Chapter 9

Managing Colors Using ColorZilla

In This Chapter

arrow Getting ColorZilla support

arrow Using the Color Picker feature

arrow Using the Eyedropper feature

arrow Analyzing the colors used in graphics

arrow Defining color gradients to spruce up a page

arrow Changing an image into CSS form

Color is an essential element in creating all sorts of sites. By using color wisely, you can add pizzazz without expending too much effort on graphics. Color is also valuable for its ability to communicate ideas to your site's visitors. For example, displaying a success message in green better conveys the idea of success than would displaying the message in another color; and a red error message easily draws attention to the fact that something has gone wrong. However, the successful management of color can sometimes be difficult — which is where ColorZilla (www.colorzilla.com/) comes into play. This tool makes it easier for ...

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