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MS wire color scheme

Hello, thanks for response

 

There is something about MS wire color scheme

 

Technically there are a lot of colors and tints available but practically to distinguish there are no more than 7 or 8 colors.

My suggestion is to use 2 color scheme – 1 color for wire and 2nd for strip.

In this case wire would be clearly visible with from 7*7 to 8*8 color combinations

 

 

with hope it helps

thanks a lot

Michael

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Knight of NI

Be very careful with color changes. Those of us who are color blind find it quite difficult to distinguish colors, especially on single-pixel-thick lines such as wires. 

 

When LabVIEW changed to color (version 3 or 4?), I stayed with a monochrome monitor (yes, they made such things during prehistoric times) for several years because I could more easily discriminate the wire types in black and white than in color.

 

Lynn

Member

Hello , thanks for response

 

you are absolute right and there is work around for color blind people -

 

not to use color scheme at all - to use black and white color scheme only instead.

 

to improve visibility  to increase the wire\bus wight (see drawing properties).


with hope it helps
good luck

Michael