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Microsoft KB Archive/101534

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Publisher: Color Names PSS ID Number: Q101534 Article last modified on 08-13-1993 PSS database name: W_MSPub

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The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Publisher versions 1.0 and 2.0


Microsoft Publisher includes the name of the color next to the corresponding color rectangle in the Color box. The naming convention for colors varies between Publisher 1.x and Publisher 2.0 for some of the colors.

The following table shows the names used for the colors in each version of Publisher, along with the conventional names for the colors:

Publisher 1.0 Publisher 2.0 Conventional Name ———————————————————

Black Black Black White White White Red Red Red Green Lime Green Blue Blue Blue Cyan Aqua Cyan Magenta Fuscia Magenta Yellow Yellow Yellow Silver Light Gray Gray Dark Gray Maroon Dark Red Green Dark Green Olive Tan Navy Dark Blue Purple Purple Teal Teal

More Information:

The 16 conventional colors are those that are supported by 16-color VGA display drivers.

Additional reference words: 1.00 2.00 mspub colour colours

Copyright Microsoft Corporation 1993.