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Quick Color Picker for Notepad++
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.gitignore possible glitch fix Jul 2, 2016
NppQCP.cpp fix plugin command id error Oct 28, 2015
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NppQCP.rc add two command for hotkey assignment Oct 28, 2015
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NppQCP.vcxproj.user * rewrite color code highlight, greatly improved performance Mar 8, 2013 Update Oct 28, 2015
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csscolorparser.cpp * Use for css color … Oct 26, 2015
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resource.h * Changed undeline drawing method Oct 24, 2015

A color picker plugin for Notepad++ The C++ Color Picker class can also be reused in other programs.

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  • Fixed crash problem cause by Scintilla RegExp search interface
  • Use self-drawn underline marker to avoid comflict with other plugins & features
  • Added Color Picker & Screen Picker commands for hotkey assignment
  • Added HSL & HSLA color format support
  • Added transparent color support (with adjustment)
  • Use SPACE key toggle mouse speed in Screen Picker for better aiming
  • Slightly enlarged UI elements

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  • HEX/RGB/RGBA/HSL/HSLA color code highlight
  • Double-click activation of color picker
    • double-click hex code portion "ffcc00" of hex string
    • double-click "rgb"/"rgba"/"hsl"/"hsla" header of bracket colors
  • Allow assign hotkeys for Color Picker and Screen Picker
  • Professional color palette
    • same palette layout as in most popular design software
    • recent color swatches
    • mark current color on palette
    • compare new & old colors
  • Quick HSLA color tuning
    • click to fine-tune the Hue, Saturation, Lightness or Transparency of your color
    • right-click on palette color to put the color into tuning swatch
  • Screen color picker
    • hide notepad++ window while picking color
    • zoomed aim, press SPACE to toggle precise aiming mode
    • real-time color code display
  • Access Windows Color Chooser
  • recent colors will appear in custom colors list

This project is using for css color parse.

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