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Declares CSS hex codes using Chirag Mehta's name that color tool - Sublime Text 3 plugin
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DeclareThatColor is a Sublime Text 3 plugin that aims to help developers declare CSS hex codes to their human-readable color names. It does this by using the ported JavaScript library from Chirag Mehta's name that color tool.



Download Package Control and use the Package Control: Install Package command from the command palette. Using Package Control ensures DeclareThatColor will stay up to date automatically.


From the Sublime Text's main menu click on:

  • EditDeclare That Color to declare hex codes
  • EditUndeclare That Color to revert declarations

Key bindings

DeclareThatColor doesn't ship with default key bindings, but you may use the template below to set up your own.

  { "keys": ["Your shortcut"], "command": "declare_that_color" },
  { "keys": ["Your shortcut"], "command": "undeclare_that_color" }


For a comprehensive list of settings navigate to PreferencesPackage SettingsDeclareThatColorSettings - Default or go to DeclareThatColor/declare_that_color.sublime-settings. To avoid your changes from being overwritten by updates, make sure all of your edits are saved to Settings – User.


If you have any problem, idea or suggestion, feel free to create issues and pull requests on GitHub.


Distributed under the MIT license. See LICENSE for more information.


Herbert Verdida / @bertdida


This work was inspired by Chirag Mehta's name that color tool, much thanks to him for open sourcing his JavaScript code!

Also, thanks to @Tobaloidee for designing this project's logo.

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