Microsoft KB Archive/42229
MSJ PALETTE: Windows Color Palette Utililty Source Code
PSS ID Number: Q42229 Article last modified on 04-16-1991
Summary: The following is a summary of the program found in the “Microsoft Systems Journal” and in the Software/Data Library: Issue: July 1988, Vol. 3, No. 4, pages 49-53 Title: “Color Mixing Principles and How Color Works in the Raster Video Model” Author: Kevin P. Welch Keyword: PALETTE PALETTE can be found in the Software/Data Library by searching on the keyword PALETTE, the Q number of this article, or S12142. PALETTE was archived using the PKware file-compression utility. The following text is taken from the “Microsoft Systems Journal”: The underlying principles of color generation are complex. Exploring some common color mixing models such as the RGB (Red-Green-Blue) and HSV (Hue-Saturation-Value) models leads to a better understanding of the methods employed for creating colors on PC video displays.