Dye color
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Basic specification
 
Visible name Dye color
Typical usage The colors produced in the dyer's vat. When multiple colors are listed, they are made possible through the use of different plant parts or different mordants.
Visible display type Displayed using a drop-down list with an embedded color wheel.  The built-in color name spell-checker is automatically invoked during typing.
Data entry view Traditional uses view

Storage details
 
SQL name DyeColor
Storage type A text value up to 80 characters in length. 

Multiple colors are separated by using commas.

Import / export notes

When importing and exporting the column name for this item is DyeColor.
When importing with the Merge option, the existing comma-separated values of this item will be merged with the values specified in the input file.
 
Action File type Notes
Import Delimited file A comma-separated list of colors surrounded by double quotes.
XML file A comma-separated list of colors.
Export Delimited file A comma-separated list of colors surrounded by double quotes.
XML file A comma-separated list of colors.

Publication templates

The replacement tag is <cb:DyeColor>. The possible attributes for this tag are shown below. Values marked with an asterisk are used by default.
 
Attribute Possible values Notes
graphics on * A color wheel representing the interpreted colors of this item is placed on the HTML page.
off The color wheel is not shown.
text on * The comma-separated list of colors is written to the document.
off No text is written.

 

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Last reviewed March 25, 2004   

 

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