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Posts from October 2009

PNG Colour Rendering on the Web

When is a colour not a colour? When it's in a PNG image file and you want to display it in a web browser!

I have recently been working on a website which includes a number of PNG images which are generated at run-time by a piece of VB.NET code. During testing we noticed a number of discrepancies between the colours being rendered in the image and the colours specified in the site's CSS file.