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Re: function to get inverse color name?

From: David Rogoff
Subject: Re: function to get inverse color name?
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:08:52 -0700

Thanks Drew!

On Apr 24, 2014, at 6:44 AM, Drew Adams <address@hidden> wrote:

>> I'm doing a major overhaul of my emacs 24 init.el files.  I'm trying to
>> convert a lot of faces from dark to light to set up alternate themes.  I
>> know I can just invert everything with invert-all-faces, but I want to do
>> them individually and have the correct name.
>> Does anyone have a function that takes a named color (e.g. "Red") and
>> returns the inverse?  I guess it would convert the name to RRGGBB, subtract
>> each 8-bit value from 256, and then convert back to a name.
>> Thanks for any help and/or pointers to useful functions!
> Library hexrgb.el has this (`hexrgb-complement') and many other such
> utility functions for colors.
> Library palette.el provides a WYSIWYG color palette for working with
> colors.  In the palette, `~' picks the complement of the current color.
> Both libraries are on Emacs Wiki and MELPA:
> You can see the color palette here:

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