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renasis (Mechanical) (OP)
6 Mar 12 12:01
Hello,

I am using 2007. Is there a way to grab a color from an image in Solidworks? I have a picture(.jpg) of a leadwire. I want to apply the color from the leadwire picture to the model.

Thanks,

-ren
TheTick (Mechanical)
6 Mar 12 12:11
Probably just as fast to grab the color in MS Paint or a photo editing program, then note RGB values.  You may want to grab multiple samples, as there can be variation pixel-to-pixel.
Eltron (Mechanical)
6 Mar 12 12:12
I'm with The Tick.  I have a RGB color chart posted on my office wall for just such occasions.

Dan

www.eltronresearch.com
Dan's Blog

Helpful Member!(2)  AnnaWood (Mechanical)
6 Mar 12 23:53
Get yourself a color picker program.

http://www.allgraphicstools.com/

"Quick HTML Color Picker"

Cheers,

Anna Wood
SW2011 SP5, Windows 7 x64
http://www.renderbay.com
http://www.solidmuse.com
http://www.phxswug.com

renasis (Mechanical) (OP)
7 Mar 12 13:32
Thanks for the responses. Anna thanks, that was what I was looking for. I am suprised SW doesn't have one of these built in.

-ren
Helpful Member!  rbpmc (Mechanical)
8 Mar 12 20:33
Here's a link to a great color chart. Includes pantone to RGB conversion numbers.

http://issuu.com/gestiondecolor/docs/pantone-color-bridge-plus-coated

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