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Posted by Rene   (37 posts)  [Biography] bio
Date Sun 19 Nov 2017 12:58 AM (UTC)
I would like to have the ability to change colours for different settings within the plugin.
For hex colours I found I can use the regex match (#[0-9a-fA-F]{6}) for it, but I also want to check for MUSHClient colour words, is there any way I can have check if the colour I entered is recognized by MUSH?

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Posted by Fiendish   USA  (1,775 posts)  [Biography] bio   Global Moderator
Date Reply #1 on Sun 19 Nov 2017 03:57 AM (UTC)
If I understand what you're asking for, ColourNameToRGB returns -1 if the name is not recognized.

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Posted by Nick Gammon   Australia  (21,677 posts)  [Biography] bio   Forum Administrator
Date Reply #2 on Sun 19 Nov 2017 04:18 AM (UTC)
Another approach is to use the global variable (table) that MUSHclient adds to the script space: colour_names


require "tprint"
tprint (colour_names)





Thus a simple test would be:

if colour_names [wanted_colour] then
  -- colour is OK
  -- colour not recognized
end -- if

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