hex(dummy)[2:] - issue...

Florian Wollenschein Florian.Wollenschein at FernUni-Hagen.de
Thu May 7 18:22:22 CEST 2009


Tim Chase wrote:
>> I need some advice :-)
>> I'm using hex(dummy)[2:] to represent a color in hexadecimal format 
>> for the bgcolor in an html file. dummy is the color value in RGB of 
>> course...
>>
>> Now, if there's an R, G or B value of zero, this command only prints 
>> one single 0 instead of two. What's wrong with the code?
> 
> You can try
> 
>  PLACES = 2 # 6?
>  hex(dummy)[2:].zfill(PLACES)
> 
> Alternatively, you can output decimal numbers in HTML/CSS with
> 
>   rgb(r, g, b)
> 
> such as
> 
>   style="rgb(255,0,0)"
> 
> However, I recommend doing this via CSS unless you have a strong reason 
> to sully your HTML with style information.
> 
> -tkc
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hey tkc,

I used your first alternative. This did it! Thanks a lot.
I think I will write the style stuff into a .css file in the next few 
days but until then I'm just working on get my program to work...

Listick
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