[Qgis-developer] Opinions on "best" implementation of color picker dialog?

Raymond Nijssen r.nijssen at terglobo.nl
Mon Jul 28 04:19:10 PDT 2014

Hi Nyall,

Good point!
I'd love to see at least the hex/html input so I can copy and paste 
colors instead of writing down the values for r, g, b and a.


On 28-07-14 12:08, Nyall Dawson wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm increasingly frustrated by QGIS' current color picker dialog - almost
> enough to do something about it! So, I'm wondering if anyone has any
> opinions on programs which get this right. There's almost as many variants
> of color pickers as there are design programs... I see no reason why we
> can't build our own custom one which matches the best of them out there.
> In my opinion, the best I've seen is GIMP's design. (see
> http://doc.opensuse.org/documentation/html/openSUSE_113/opensuse-apps/images/gimp-color.png
> and
> http://docs.gimp.org/en/gimp-dialogs-content.html ) The only thing I think
> GIMP's dialog is missing is an alpha channel option. So, I think the
> "ultimate" dialog would be something like GIMP's but with an Inkscape-style
> alpha slider (see
> http://lukast.mediablog.sk/i/colorchoosers/inkscape-color-chooser.png ).
> Does anyone else have opinions on this?
> Nyall
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