[Rd] Why no support for 3-digit HEX colours?

Dean Attali daattali at gmail.com
Sun Jul 12 22:41:58 CEST 2015

And very recent as well, good to know, thanks!


On 12 July 2015 at 13:32, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 12/07/2015 3:51 PM, Dean Attali wrote:
> > When specifying an RGB colour in R, is there a strong reason not to
> accept
> > 3-character HEX codes? In CSS and many other languages, a colour of
> "#ABC"
> > is automatically converted to "#AABBCC", and I was wondering if R could
> > support that as well, or if it was a conscious decision to not support
> it.
> This is on the wish list.  See
> https://bugs.r-project.org/bugzilla3/show_bug.cgi?id=16426
> Duncan Murdoch

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