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NamedColor ( colorname )

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Theo Ros, *

Allows you to use CSS colornames instead of RGB() function

Sample Input:
TextColor ( "Plaid" ; NamedColor ( "Red" ) )
Sample Output:
returns the word "Plaid" in red

 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

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Use a color name to specify a color in FileMaker rather than RGB values.

Instead of specifying a color with separate Red, Green, and Blue values,
you can use some of the typical CSS web color specifications
(six-digit hex prefixed with "#" or named colors).

This function does the same as Geoff Coffey's Color(), but is faster
because it does not use a long series of Case tests.

Return type: Number

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