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Old Jul 25th, 2020, 07:23 PM
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Colors for Chat

According to a website I found here are the BBcode colors.


== A ==

Alice blue
Antique white
Aqua
Aquamarine
Azure

== B ==

Beige
Bisque
Black
Blanched almond
Blue
Blue violet
Brown
Burly wood


== C ==

Cadet blue
Chartreuse
Chocolate
Coral
Cornflower blue
Corn silk
Crimson
Cyan

== D ==

Dark blue
Dark cyan
Dark goldenrod
Dark gray
Dark green
Dark khaki
Dark magenta
Dark olivegreen
Dark orange
Dark orchid
Dark red
Dark salmon
Dark sea green
Dark slate blue
Dark slate gray
Dark turquoise
Dark violet
Deep pink
Deep sky blue
Dim gray
Dodger blue

== F ==

Firebrick
Floral white
Forest green
Fuchsia

== G ==

Gainsboro
Ghost white
Gold
Goldenrod
Gray
Green
Green yellow


== H ==


Honeydew
Hot pink

= I ==

Indian red
Indigo
Ivory

== K ==

Khaki

== L ==

Lavender
Lavender blush
Lawn green
Lemon chiffon
Light blue
Light coral
Light cyan
Light goldenrod yellow
Light gray
Light green
Light pink
Light salmon
Light sea green
Light sky blue
Light slate gray
Light steel blue
Light Yellow
Lime
Limegreen
Linen

== M ==

Magenta
Maroon
Medium aquamarin
Medium blue
Medium orchid
Medium purple
Medium sea green
Medium slate blue
Medium spring green
Medium turquoise
Medium violet red
Midnight blue
Mint cream
Misty rose
Moccasin

== N ==

Navajo white
Navy

== O ==
Old lace
Olive
Olive drab
Orange
Orange red
Orchid

== P ==
Pale goldenrod
Pale green
Pale turquoise
Pale violet red
Papaya whip
Peach puff
Peru
Pink
Plum
Powder blue
Purple

== R ==

Red
Rosy brown
Royal blue

== S ==

Saddle brown
Salmon
Sandy brown
Sea green
Seashell
Sienna
Silver
Sky blue
Slate blue
Slate gray
Snow
Spring green
Steel blue

== T ==
Tan
Teal
Thistle
Tomato
Turquoise

== V ==

Violet

== W ==

Wheat
White
White smoke

== Y ==

Yellow
Yellow green
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Old Jul 25th, 2020, 09:01 PM
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It's interesting to look at this list, then change backgrounds, and look at it again.

Each time, different ones are near invisible while others drill holes into your very soul...

This seems like a great tool for advertisement makes to make sure they aren't searing any souls for the most popular backgrounds
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It would be a great public service if someone who isn't as lazy as I am went through and at least notated the ones that don't disappear on either drake or parchment.

(if you use lime I'm assuming you enjoy retinal pain )
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Old Jul 26th, 2020, 12:24 PM
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This seems like a great tool for advertisement makes to make sure they aren't searing any souls for the most popular backgrounds
This is of crucial importance. Having diversity of color can be useful, but when it either blends into the background or clashes to the point it ends up becoming painful, it can become counterproductive.

Thanks, Impaled! I end up with black and purple as my only colors because I'm too lazy to research this stuff.
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Old Jul 26th, 2020, 04:47 PM
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For Lime, the following colors are poor choices...


Alice blue
Azure
Beige
Bisque
Blanched almond
Burly wood
Corn silk
Floral white
Gainsboro
Ghost white
Green yellow (ouch. make it stop)
Honeydew
Lavender
Lavender blush
Lemon chiffon
Light cyan
Light goldenrod yellow
Light Yellow
Lime
Linen
Mint cream
Misty rose
Old lace
Seashell
Snow
White
White smoke
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I use shadow ill check out the other backgrounds.
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Oh well, let's do this.

COLORS
Alice blueAntique whiteAquaAquamarineAzureBeige
Bisque BlackBlanched almondBlue Blue violetBrown
Burly woodCadet blueChartreuse ChocolateCoral Cornflower blue
Corn silkCrimsonCyanDark blueDark cyanDark goldenrod
Dark grayDark greenDark khakiDark magentaDark olivegreenDark orange
Dark orchidDark redDark salmonDark sea greenDark slate blueDark slate gray
Dark turquoiseDark violetDeep pinkDeep sky blueDim grayDodger blue
FirebrickFloral whiteForest greenFuchsiaGainsboroGhost white
GoldGoldenrodGrayGreen Green yellowHoneydew
Hot pinkIndian redIndigoIvory KhakiLavender
Lavender blushLawn greenLemon chiffonLight blueLight coralLight cyan
Light goldenrod yellowLight gray Light greenLight pinkLight salmonLight sea green
Light sky blueLight slate grayLight steel blueLight YellowLimeLimegreen
LinenMagentaMaroonMedium aquamarinMedium blueMedium orchid
Medium purpleMedium sea greenMedium slate blueMedium spring greenMedium turquoiseMedium violet red
Midnight blueMint creamMisty roseMoccasinNavajo whiteNavy
Old laceOlive Olive drab OrangeOrange redOrchid
Pale goldenrod Pale greenPale turquoisePale violet redPapaya whipPeach puff
PeruPinkPlumPowder bluePurpleRed
Rosy brown Royal blueSaddle brown Salmon Sandy brownSea green
SeashellSienna Silver Sky blueSlate blueSlate gray
Snow Spring greenSteel blueTanTealThistle
TomatoTurquoiseVioletWheatWhiteWhite smoke
YellowYellow green    
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I love spreadsheets, so I made a spreadsheet. I've subjectively marked which colors are easily legible to me. This will vary somewhat from person to person, and from screen to screen. Also, just because something is legible doesn't mean it's a good idea. Fuscia on the Lime theme is a crime against nature!

The number by each theme name is how many are marked as legible. Note that this isn't a good indicator of "score". For instance, on parchment, many of those marked legible are very close versions of white/off-white, so they wouldn't work for, say, distinguishing languages.

The number on the last row is how many themes that color has been marked legible on. Safe colors, in other words.
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I didnt think of putting them in a table lol
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I didnt think of putting them in a table lol
You were my inspiration
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I was bored again, a little, so I arranged and slightly edited the list of "safe" colors that are reasonably legible on every theme. I left near-duplicates, leave it up to the DM to pick the colors:

Medium violet red
Deep pink
Hot pink
Pale violet red
Fuchsia
Magenta
Orchid
Medium orchid
Dark orchid
Blue violet
Medium purple
Medium slate blue
Slate blue
Light slate gray
Slate gray
Royal blue
Dodger blue
Cornflower blue
Cadet blue
Steel blue
Teal
Dark cyan
Sea green
Forest green
Green
Olive
Olive drab
Dark goldenrod
Peru
Sienna
Brown
Chocolate
Indian red
Firebrick
Crimson
Tomato
Orange red
Red
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It would be a great public service if someone who isn't as lazy as I am went through and at least notated the ones that don't disappear on either drake or parchment.

(if you use lime I'm assuming you enjoy retinal pain )
It seems to me that if you were to turn your setting to Drake or Parchment, then the initial list would quite admirably serve as a complete list of the colors that don't disappear on Drake or Parchment. :P

Has anyone done something like this with Fonts?
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Has anyone done something like this with Fonts?
I went through drake, parchment and lime, and all the fonts remained visible.

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