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This should probably be moved into either HRWiki: or Help:, probably the latter. It certainly doesn't have anthing directly to do with Homestar Runner... --phlip TC 16:34, 15 November 2005 (UTC)

Now it has been. --TheThin 20:12, 27 February 2006 (UTC)

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[edit] 3 digit revision

They're all black now... ? Qermaq - (T/C) Image:Qermaqsigpic.png 20:02, 27 February 2006 (UTC)

That's why I changed it back. --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 20:03, 27 February 2006 (UTC)
I'm curious, what brower are you using? -- Tom 20:03, 27 February 2006 (UTC)
The evil that is IE. --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 20:05, 27 February 2006 (UTC)
Opera, latest version. I just looked w/ Firefox, it seems to only work there. Qermaq - (T/C) Image:Qermaqsigpic.png 20:05, 27 February 2006 (UTC)
Yup, I'll second the IE problems. No biggie for me though, I always use Firefox. :P Thunderbird 20:11, 27 February 2006 (UTC)
Me too. --TheThin 20:12, 27 February 2006 (UTC)
I can understand IE not getting it, but Opera? That's as standards-compliand as you're likely to find, generally, and I know I have used 3-digit colors successfully before. I suspect it's actually a problem in the way the colors are being processed by the Wiki itself... Qermaq - (T/C) Image:Qermaqsigpic.png 20:15, 27 February 2006 (UTC)
#ff0   #ff3   #ff6   #ff9   #ffc   #fff  
Just to confirm, all six of the above appear as black? (The thing: "Me too" what? That the colors appear as all black, or that you always use Firefox?) -- Tom 20:18, 27 February 2006 (UTC)

Wait, I think I has the solution!

The 3 digit is CSS only. You're using the bgcolor HTML attribute. That requires 6 digits. Firefox is being extra lenient in allowing it to work against standards.Qermaq - (T/C) Image:Qermaqsigpic.png 20:22, 27 February 2006 (UTC)

Experiment: CSS Red 3-digit HTML Red 3-digit 1 should work all the time in all modern graphic browsers, 2 will work only in FF. Qermaq - (T/C) Image:Qermaqsigpic.png 20:28, 27 February 2006 (UTC)
Indeed. Again in IE, first one works; second doesn't. --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 22:08, 27 February 2006 (UTC)
Understood. How's this then?
Web-Safe Colors
000 300 600 900 C00 F00 003 303 603 903 C03 F03
006 306 606 906 C06 F06 009 309 609 909 C09 F09
00C 30C 60C 90C C0C F0C 00F 30F 60F 90F C0F F0F
030 330 630 930 C30 F30 033 333 633 933 C33 F33
036 336 636 936 C36 F36 039 339 639 939 C39 F39
03C 33C 63C 93C C3C F3C 03F 33F 63F 93F C3F F3F
060 360 660 960 C60 F60 063 363 663 963 C63 F63
066 366 666 966 C66 F66 069 369 669 969 C69 F69
06C 36C 66C 96C C6C F6C 06F 36F 66F 96F C6F F6F
090 390 690 990 C90 F90 093 393 693 993 C93 F93
096 396 696 996 C96 F96 099 399 699 999 C99 F99
09C 39C 69C 99C C9C F9C 09F 39F 69F 99F C9F F9F
0C0 3C0 6C0 9C0 CC0 FC0 0C3 3C3 6C3 9C3 CC3 FC3
0C6 3C6 6C6 9C6 CC6 FC6 0C9 3C9 6C9 9C9 CC9 FC9
0CC 3CC 6CC 9CC CCC FCC 0CF 3CF 6CF 9CF CCF FCF
0F0 3F0 6F0 9F0 CF0 FF0 0F3 3F3 6F3 9F3 CF3 FF3
0F6 3F6 6F6 9F6 CF6 FF6 0F9 3F9 6F9 9F9 CF9 FF9
0FC 3FC 6FC 9FC CFC FFC 0FF 3FF 6FF 9FF CFF FFF
Taken straight from Wikipedia:Web colors#Web-safe colors. Note the underlined "really safe" colors. -- Tom 01:41, 28 February 2006 (UTC)
Wow great reading. Thanks for the link Tom. I R F 22:46, 3 March 2006 (UTC)
So how do I put these into a sig? I'm helping a friend. Count X Talk Email 07:22, 13 March 2007 (UTC)
Check out Help:Signature — does that help? Trey56 07:23, 13 March 2007 (UTC)

[edit] How to fade colours

Does anyone know how to fade colours?

It's simple, you just have to

[edit] How to fade colours

Does anyone know how to fade colours?--Hremails 09:57, 9 February 2009 (UTC)

It's simple, you ju

[edit] How to fade colours

Does anyone know how to fade colours? Hremails 09:57, 9 February 2009 (UTC)

It's simple, you just have to be a little more patient when writing on talk pages. Oh, and make each successive letter a lighter color. --Jay

[edit] Help!

I am trying to change the colour of the background on one of my userboxes, but every time i try to update it goes back to the colour it was before. I think I might be doing it wrong so can someone please explain?--safariventureman 20:22, 23 March 2011 (UTC)

You're actually changing the color of the text that is nonexistent b/c of Crack Stuntman's image in its place. You need to be changing the number beside "codebkgd" instead of "codecolor". Take a look at these six user boxes:
lorem ipsum
lorem ipsum
lorem ipsum
What you're doing is invisible unless there is text in the code, as is the case in the fourth and fifth userboxes here. i made the same distinction between the first and second userboxes as i did between the fourth and fifth. it is the mistake you're making. the sixth one is just to show that codebkgd changes aren't invisible. what you're trying to do is the difference between the first and third, and changing the wrong number. The Knights Who Say Ni 21:38, 23 March 2011 (UTC)

Thank you!--safariventureman 01:53, 24 March 2011 (UTC)

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