Finding the Red, Green, Blue (RGB)

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Finding the Red, Green, Blue (RGB) values of colors on your PowerPoint slides

(for use in the Color Contrast Calculator at http://www.ThinkOutsideTheSlide.com/colorcontrast.htm

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Background Color

Click

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Master

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Slide Master to view the master slide setup

Click

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Background

Click the drop down arrow for the color selection and click More

Colors

Click on the Custom tab and the RGB values are shown.

Text Color

Select the text using your mouse (could be on the Slide Master or any text box)

Click

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Font

Click the drop down arrow for the color selection and click More Colors

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Click on the Custom tab and the RGB values are shown.

Line or Shape Color

Select the shape or line

Click

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AutoShape

Click the drop down arrow for the Fill color selection or the drop down arrow for the Line color selection and click More Colors (Fill color selection shown in this screen shot)

Click on the Custom tab and the RGB values are shown.

Finding RGB values of graphics

To find the RGB values of areas of graphics, such as photographs, logos or graphic backgrounds, you will need color picker software such as ColorPic at http://www.iconico.com/colorpic/ .

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