Color and Palette Information
All of the graphics in this collection use the non-dithering internet palette.
The palette on the far left will change the background color attribute of the upper frame unless the background image prevents changes.
The palette to the left of the background palette allows for the selection of a shadow cube or color cube from within the non-dithering palette. The bars, buttons and bullets on the site only have a 3 depth toning option available via the shadow cubes. Backgrounds are available in both 3 tone shadow cubes and single color. The single color backgrounds have neutral colors added to allow for shadowing.
File Downloading and Naming Conventions
To download an image:
File Naming Details
Information on Button Functions
Images may be added to the cookie via the file folder button that appears on image view pages. Images may be deleted from the cookie via the file folder using the '-' button which appears on file folder pages.
Design drop down menu
It will also take you back to the last page you were looking at before accessing an informational page (like this one).
Preview Page Information and Options
The preview page gives a display of the graphic(s) on the current design page selected from the design dropdown menu.
In the case of background images, the preview page background will be the selected design. Buttons, bullets and bars will display several graphics on each page.
The preview page also offers several options for quickly relocating a graphic from the collection and color information for creating matching graphics and setting the hex values of background, text and link colors in html.
There will be one set of buttons for each graphic displayed on the preview page. In the case of backgrounds, there will be just one set of buttons on the page.
The button colors are specific to each area of the site and will vary from those shown below in all areas except the backgrounds.
This gives you the hex and RGB values for the current background color.
The graphics in this collection have transparent areas that allow the background color to show through. If you would like the image to appear the same way on your site, you must put the HEX value from the background information form in the BGCOLOR value of your page's BODY tag. (example: <BODY BGCOLOR="#000000" BACKGROUND="blue.gif">)
The RGB color can be useful for creating images that match the background color in your graphics program. The specifics of entering RGB values varies, please see the help documentation for your graphics software package for information.
Color Cube Information
This gives you the hex and RGB values for the current color cube or solid color selected.
If the selection is a 3 tone color cube, the colors are listed from darkest to lightest.
The hex values can assist with the selection of text and link colors and other html elements that accept hex code values. Some graphics software also accepts hex code values in color selection. Please consult the help documentation of your graphics software to see if this option is available.
The RGB values can be useful for creating images that match the background color in your graphics program. The specifics of entering RGB values varies, please see the help documentation for your graphics software package for information.
Layout Dropdown Menu
This option applies only to background graphics.
There are several layouts available for the backgrounds. Some layouts have only a left margin and others have a left and right margin. Once you have selected a design, you will be given a set of layout options on the design display page. The numbers in the layout list represent the number of pixels in the width of each area of the background.
Interface Trouble Shooting
Most troubles such as
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If you are having troubles with the layout dropdown menu in the backgrounds areas responding to your selection, make a selection and then click outside of the selection menu on an area that does not contain a link. This will cause the dropdown menu to lose focus and acknowledge your selection.
Where to Direct Additional Questions