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More color options in command prompt
« on: October 09, 2018, 01:00:18 PM »
More color options like pink, light blue etc. or just use RGB codes for changing color, because the actual palette is very limited.
Sorry because my English is not very good because I'm Spanish ;) :P

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Re: More color options in command prompt
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2018, 02:26:37 PM »
I was thinking about suggesting this myself.

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Re: More color options in command prompt
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2018, 06:45:39 PM »
The Pallet does give you access to all the HSV values. The problem is that Game Maker doesn't colorize sprites, it blends. So you're always stuck with the color you started with in the sprite, and that color blends with whatever color you select from the Pallet.


If you start with a sprite that is mostly white, then you are able to access many more colors from it. But darker sprites are difficult to work with. Below is an example of light-blue.

 
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Re: More color options in command prompt
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2018, 06:47:07 PM »
I made a mistake using grey instead of white when designing my effects that got accepted.

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Re: More color options in command prompt
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2018, 11:33:40 AM »
The Pallet does give you access to all the HSV values. The problem is that Game Maker doesn't colorize sprites, it blends. So you're always stuck with the color you started with in the sprite, and that color blends with whatever color you select from the Pallet.


If you start with a sprite that is mostly white, then you are able to access many more colors from it. But darker sprites are difficult to work with. Below is an example of light-blue.

 
I know but I'm referring mostly to the command prompt, for example, for a jump text, to color it we have to use a pallete of 15 colors. there is not a "color = 125, 128, 15" for example
Sorry because my English is not very good because I'm Spanish ;) :P

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Re: More color options in command prompt
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2018, 10:24:45 PM »
Oh, gotcha.

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Re: More color options in command prompt
« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2018, 10:45:27 PM »
Seems a bit complicated. I can't understand that. It's worse than code. What color is that anyway?

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Re: More color options in command prompt
« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2018, 10:46:35 PM »
I would rather have light and dark color options.