Crusty Old Joe's HTML notes Original 1998 March 14. Updated 2006 April 27

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Color names and RGB values
Black = "#000000" Green = "#008000"
Silver = "#C0C0C0" Lime = "#00FF00"
Gray = "#808080" Olive = "#808000"
White = "#FFFFFF" Yellow = "#FFFF00"
Maroon = "#800000" Navy = "#000080"
Red = "#FF0000" Blue = "#0000FF"
Purple = "#800080" Teal = "#008080"
Fuchsia = "#FF00FF" Aqua = "#00FFFF"

Thus, the color values "#800080" and "Purple" both refer to the color purple.


These color rectangles contain the html code used to generate them

WHITE
RED
BLUE
GREEN
MAGENTA
YELLOW
CYAN
BLACK
FFFFFF
DDDDDD
BBBBBB
999999
777777
555555
333333
111111
FFFFFF
FFFFDD
FFFFBB
FFFF99
FFFF77
FFFF55
FFFF33
FFFF11
FFFFFF
FFDDFF
FFBBFF
FF99FF
FF77FF
FF55FF
FF33FF
FF11FF
FFFFFF
DDFFFF
BBFFFF
99FFFF
77FFFF
55FFFF
33FFFF
11FFFF
00FFFF
00DDDD
00BBBB
009999
007777
005555
003333
001111
00FFFF
00DDFF
00BBFF
0099FF
0077FF
0055FF
0033FF
0011FF
00FFFF
00FFDD
00FFBB
00FF99
00FF77
00FF55
00FF33
00FF11
FFFF00
DDDD00
BBBB00
999900
777700
555500
333300
111100
FFFF00
FFDD00
FFBB00
FF9900
FF7700
FF5500
FF3300
FF1100
FFFF00
DDFF00
BBFF00
99FF00
77FF00
55FF00
33FF00
11FF00
FF00FF
DD00DD
BB00BB
990099
770077
550055
330033
110011
FF00FF
FF00DD
FF00BB
FF0099
FF0077
FF0055
FF0033
FF0011
FF00FF
DD00FF
BB00FF
9900FF
7700FF
5500FF
3300FF
1100FF
FF4444
DD4444
BB4444
994444
774444
554444
334444
114444
44FF44
44DD44
44BB44
449944
447744
445544
443344
440044
4444FF
4444DD
4444BB
444499
444477
444455
444433
444411

The background on a page can be fixed with the command

body background="bg.jpg" bgproperties="fixed"

This text is inside a table in order to generate multiple columns. There is no border to these table cells. The width is 20%.




To use these characters in your text, place an ampersand ahead of the name and a semicolon after it.
                      Name             Description   
                      lt              <	Less than sign
                      gt              >	Greater than sign
                      amp             &	Ampersand
                      quot            "	Double quote sign  
                      cent            ¢	Cent sign
                      pound           £	Pound sterling
                      curren          ¤	General currency sign
                      yen             ¥	Yen sign
                      Sect            §	Section sign
                      Uml             ¨	Umlaut (dieresis)
                      copy            ©	Copyright 
                      reg             ®	Registered trademark
                      deg             °	Degree Sign
                      middot          ·	Middle Dot
                      frac14          ¼	Fraction one-fourth
                      frac12          ½	Fraction one-half
                      frac34          ¾	Fraction three-fourths
                      iuml            ï	Small, i, umlaut (dieresis)
                      iexcl           ¡	Inverted exclamation mark 
                      Aacute          Á	Capital A, acute accent
                      Agrave          À	Capital A, grave accent
                      Acirc           Â	Capital A, circumflex accent
                      Atilde          Ã	Capital A, tilde
                      Aring           Å	Capital A, ring
                      Auml            Ä	Capital A, dieresis or umlaut mark
                      AElig           Æ	Capital AE dipthong (ligature)
                      Ccedil          Ç	Capital C, cedilla
                      Eacute          É	Capital E, acute accent
                      Egrave          È	Capital E, grave accent
                      Ecirc           Ê	Capital E, circumflex accent
                      Euml            Ë	Capital E, dieresis or umlaut mark
                      Iacute          Í	Capital I, acute accent
                      Igrave          Ì	Capital I, grave accent
                      Icirc           Î	Capital I, circumflex accent
                      Iuml            Ï	Capital I, dieresis or umlaut mark
                      ETH             Ð	Capital Eth, Icelandic
                      Ntilde          Ñ	Capital N, tilde
                      Oacute          Ó	Capital O, acute accent
                      Ograve          Ò	Capital O, grave accent
                      Ocirc           Ô	Capital O, circumflex accent
                      Otilde          Õ	Capital O, tilde
                      Ouml            Ö	Capital O, dieresis or umlaut mark
                      Oslash          Ø	Capital O, slash
                      Uacute          Ú	Capital U, acute accent
                      Ugrave          Ù	Capital U, grave accent
                      Ucirc           Û	Capital U, circumflex accent
                      Uuml            Ü	Capital U, dieresis or umlaut mark
                      Yacute          Ý	Capital Y, acute accent
                      THORN           Þ	Capital THORN, Icelandic
                      szlig           ß	Small sharp s, German (sz ligature)
                      aacute          á	Small a, acute accent
                      agrave          à	Small a, grave accent
                      acirc           â	Small a, circumflex accent
                      atilde          ã	Small a, tilde
                      atilde          ã	Small a, tilde
                      auml            ä	Small a, dieresis or umlaut mark
                      aelig           æ	Small ae dipthong (ligature)
                      ccedil          ç	Small c, cedilla
                      eacute          é	Small e, acute accent
                      egrave          è	Small e, grave accent
                      ecirc           ê	Small e, circumflex accent
                      euml            ë	Small e, dieresis or umlaut mark
                      iacute          í	Small i, acute accent
                      igrave          ì	Small i, grave accent
                      icirc           î	Small i, circumflex accent
                      iuml            ï	Small i, dieresis or umlaut mark
                      eth             ð	Small eth, Icelandic
                      ntilde          ñ	Small n, tilde
                      oacute          ó	Small o, acute accent
                      ograve          ò	Small o, grave accent
                      ocirc           ô	Small o, circumflex accent
                      otilde          õ	Small o, tilde
                      ouml            ö	Small o, dieresis or umlaut mark
                      oslash          ø	Small o, slash
                      uacute          ú	Small u, acute accent
                      ugrave          ù	Small u, grave accent
                      ucirc           û	Small u, circumflex accent
                      uuml            ü	Small u, dieresis or umlaut mark
                      yacute          ý	Small y, acute accent
                      thorn           þ	Small thorn, Icelandic
                      yuml            ÿ	Small y, dieresis or umlaut mark

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