June 24, 2008

Convert Mapguide 6.5 colors to Mapguide Enterprise/Open Source/AutoCAD RGB equivalents

Filed under: Mapguide — Tags: — Darrin Maidlow @ 11:59 pm

I’ve been authoring some test data for my ongoing Mapguide Enterprise \ MGOS work.  For consistency with my existing tabular test data, I need to migrate some Mapguide 6.5 maps over to Enterprise.  This is quite the chore.  I really wish Autodesk would have kept updating the Mapguide 6.5 and bring that up to support a current release of Mapguide.  Even with the tools flaws, it was still a good start on migration – but oh well, that’s another rant completely..and maybe another side project that I just don’t have time for =)

Anyhow, I wanted to share the .  I can’t believe I hadn’t found this page sooner.  A fantastic, and crucial reference.   Tons of useful settings for the chart generator.  Show the hex codes for using the colors in HTML, Decimal RGB values for Mapguide Enterprise \ Autocad.  The colors under the Decimal heading are the RGB values – ordered in Red, Green, Blue.  I’ve been using the chart in .

Thanks Pima County.  Hopefully, you guys were able to come up with a programmatic method of creating this chart.  I’d hate to be the guy tasked with ‘eyedropping’ all these colors using Photoshop or something.

The decimal values by the way should work with AutoCAD too.


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