[wingide-users] RE: Color picker plugin

Ken Kinder kkinder at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 10:33:20 MDT 2010

On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 4:32 PM, Warren, Russell <russell.warren at newport.com
> wrote:

> > This code could/should probably be a lot better, but I don't know much
> > about pygtk. It adds a "colorpicker" command that lets you choose a
> > color in a gtk color chooser, then inserts it into your editor in
> > #rrggbb format. If you have a color selected (anything parsable by
> > gtk.gdk.color_parse standards), it uses that as a starting point.
> Thanks for the script!
> I realize that it wasn't the point of our mail, and that you are running
> in *nix, but I've been in this exact situation several times in the past
> and now I just have this page bookmarked for such cases on Windows
> machines:
> http://annystudio.com/software/colorpicker/
> It is a good and functional colour picker for sure and has some nice
> other features, but the best part is that it is a standalone 400 kB
> application that doesn't need to be installed.  Nice and tidy... and I
> like tidy.
> Not quite on-topic for a Wing list, but since colour-picking was brought
> up I figured I'd share the wealth.  Being a Wing/python list I assume
> other people also appreciate tidy code/applications.
Thanks for the link. FWIW, you could probably write a wing script that would
launch that app and capture what color the user picks, then auto-insert it
in the editor.
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