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My LG Dare Drawing Pad application offers me a rainbow tool, and its color range is limited. No dark green, for example. Why is that?

So I decided to take a look at the colors, and math solved my problem.

Here's what the rainbow tool looks like as you apply it.

Pretty. And as I've discovered, a way to get more colors from the 6-color palette that the Dare offers. But why these colors?

Here's a breakdown of the individual colors in the rainbow, with the hex and RGB value underneath each color:

Here are the hex values - notice the pattern:


That's the math of it. In hex values, each character is an color value. Red. Green. Blue. In that order.

0 = No color
8 = Half-Color
F = Full Color

And so it steps through, color to color, smoothly. Rainbow.

The reason I did this is to see if it's possible for the drawing pad application to render any color possible. Dark green? Gray?

And what I learned is yes. From 0 to F, it can step through the full range.

This is like window shopping. So close to a palette that would allow me to get full art rendering.


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Tags: LG Dare Art | Verizon
by Brett Rogers, 11/21/2008 8:25:39 PM


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