A circle shape that is divided equally in to 12 sections, with each section displaying a different color according to its pigment value. As all colors are created from the three primary colors (red, green and blue), the primary colors are shown forming a triangle within the color wheel. The color wheel shows the relationship between the primary colors, secondary colors, and complementary colors.
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- adjacent colors
Adjacent colors, also called analogous colors refers to the use of compatible color combinations that blend well together and are near each other on the color wheel (e.g. yellow, to yellow orange, to orange). These colors are more subdued and are not bright vivid colors.
- additive primary colors
Additive primary colors are the primary color elements that make up white light. These colors are called additives because you must add the colors together to create white. The additive primary colors are red, green, and blue (commonly called RGB) as they are the primary color elements. Additive primary colors are the primary colors of […]
- print preview
In word processing, print preview refers to formatting a document for the printer, but then displaying it on the display screen instead of printing it. Print preview is more commonly called preview or previewing. See print preview defined under preview.
In word processing, the word indent is used to describe the distance, or number of blank spaces used to separate a paragraph from the left or right margins. The following is an example of indented text: Paragraph alignment against left margin. This is the indented paragraph separated from the left margin using blank spaces. This […]
A feature in many applications, including word processing programs, spreadsheets and search engines that will automatically detect and correct typos, misspelled words, and incorrect capitalization. Usually a drop down box with “suggestions” will appear when you make a typo while entering characters in the cell or form field.